Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2022 Primary care visits and ambulatory care sensitive diabetes hospitalizations among adult Alabama Medicaid beneficiariesPrimary Care Diabetes.  16:116-121. 2022
2022 What do Veterans with homeless experience want us to know that we are not asking? A qualitative content analysis of comments from a national survey of healthcare experience 2022
2021 Low Uptake of Secure Messaging Among Veterans With Experiences of Homelessness and Substance Use DisordersJournal of Addiction Medicine.  15:508-511. 2021
2021 Characteristics Associated With Unsheltered Status Among VeteransAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine.  61:357-368. 2021
2021 Comparison of patient experience between primary care settings tailored for homeless clientele and mainstream care settingsMedical Care.  59:495-503. 2021
2021 Designing a Strategy Trial for the Management of Gout: The Use of a Modified Delphi PanelAcr Open Rheumatology.  3:341-348. 2021
2021 Social support and diabetes distress among adults with type 2 diabetes covered by Alabama MedicaidDiabetic Medicine.  38. 2021
2021 Insomnia severity and depressive symptoms in people living with HIV and chronic pain: associations with opioid use 2021
2020 Trial design for ineffectiveness research: A mixed-methods surveyBMJ Evidence Based Medicine.  25:159-163. 2020
2020 Exploring Quality of Primary Care for Patients Who Experience Homelessness and the Clinicians Who Serve Them: What Are Their Aspirations?Qualitative Health Research.  30:865-879. 2020
2020 Prevalence of and Risk Factors Associated With Nonfatal Overdose Among Veterans Who Have Experienced HomelessnessJAMA Network Open.  3:e201190. 2020
2020 Surgeons' Views on Shared Decision-Making.Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews.  7:8-18. 2020
2019 Medicaid Expansion and Hospitalization for Ambulatory Care-Sensitive Conditions among Nonelderly Adults with DiabetesJournal of Ambulatory Care Management.  42:312-320. 2019
2019 Perspectives on conversations about costs of cancer care of breast cancer survivors and cancer center staff: A qualitative studyAnnals of Internal Medicine.  170:S54-S61. 2019
2018 Role of patient- and surgery-specific risk in receipt of outpatient preoperative testingPerioperative Care and Operating Room Management.  10:18-26. 2018
2017 Can Appealing to Patient Altruism Reduce Overuse of Health Care Services? An Experimental SurveyJournal of General Internal Medicine.  32:732-738. 2017
2017 Effect of Prescription Drug Coupons on Statin Utilization and Expenditures: A Retrospective Cohort Study 2017
2017 Surgeons' views on preoperative medical evaluation: a qualitative study.Perioperative Medicine.  6:16. 2017
2017 The Language of Stewardship: Is the “Low-Value” Label Overused?Mayo Clinic Proceedings.  92:11-14. 2017
2016 Navigating ethical tensions in high-value care education 2016
2016 What is the rationale for preoperative medical evaluations? A closer look at surgical risk and common terminologyBritish Journal of Anaesthesia.  117:681-684. 2016
2016 In reply 2016
2016 Prevalence and cost of office visits prior to colonoscopy for colon cancer screening 2016
2015 Cost Containment and Patient Well-BeingJournal of General Internal Medicine.  30:701-702. 2015
2015 Ethics in the use of extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation in adultsResuscitation.  91:73-75. 2015
2015 Impact of Out-of-Pocket Spending Caps on Financial Burden of those with Group Health InsuranceJournal of General Internal Medicine.  30:683-688. 2015
2015 Why is there no generic insulin? historical origins of a modern problemNew England Journal of Medicine.  372:1171-1175. 2015
2015 In reply 2015
2015 The Role of Professional Societies in Limiting Indication CreepJournal of General Internal Medicine.  30:249-252. 2015
2015 Comparing employer-sponsored and federal exchange plans: Wide variations in cost sharing for prescription drugsHealth Affairs.  34:467-476. 2015
2015 The health care 'iron triangle'Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine.  82:334. 2015
2014 Providing price displays for physicians which price is right? 2014
2014 Physicians' dual agency, stewardship, and marginally beneficial care 2014
2014 Overcoming barriers to discussing out-of-pocket costs with patientsJAMA Internal Medicine.  174:849-850. 2014
2014 Physicians' Dual Agency, Stewardship, and Marginally Beneficial Care 2014
2012 Relationship Between Time of First Publication and Subsequent Publication Success Among Non-PhD Physician-Scientists.Journal of graduate medical education.  4:196-201. 2012
2011 Discordant thymectomy in identical twins concordant for myasthenia gravisAnnals of Internal Medicine.  155:478-479. 2011
2007 Advances in the subcritical, gas-cooled, fast transmutation reactor conceptNuclear Technology.  159:72-105. 2007

Education And Training

  • Duke University School of Medicine, Residency
  • Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, Duke University 2010
  • Master of Public Health in Health / Health Care Administration / Management, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2009
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Nuclear Radiology Residency Program, Georgia Institute of Technology 2006
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  • Kevin Riggs
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