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Take a look at CHIBE’s publications, which are helping advance the science of using behavioral economics to improve health and leading to discoveries around how our minds work.

Effect of Gamification, Financial Incentives, or Both to Increase Physical Activity Among Patients at High Risk of Cardiovascular Events: The BE ACTIVE Randomized Controlled Trial

Circulation logo
April 7, 2024
Alexander C. Fanaroff, Mitesh S. Patel, Neel Chokshi, Samantha Coratti, David Farraday, Laurie Norton, Charles Rareshide, Jingsan Zhu, Tamar Klaiman, Julia E. Szymczak, Louise B. Russell, Dylan S. Small and Kevin G.M. Volpp

Qualitative Analysis of a Remote Monitoring Intervention for Managing Heart Failure

BMC Cardiovascular Disorders
September 7, 2023
Tamar Klaiman, L. G. Iannotte, Michael Josephs, Louise B. Russell, Laurie Norton, Shivan Mehta, Andrea Troxel, Jingsan Zhu, Kevin Volpp, David A. Asch

A Randomized Controlled Trial of Gamification, Financial Incentives, or Both to Increase Physical Activity Among Patients with Elevated Risk for Cardiovascular Disease: Rationale and Design of the BE ACTIVE Study

American Heart Journal
March 2, 2023
Alexander C. Fanaroff, Mitesh S. Patel, Neel Chokshi, Samantha Coratti, David Farraday, Laurie Norton, Charles Rareshide, Jingsan Zhu, Julia E. Szymczak, Louise B. Russell, Dylan S. Small, Kevin G. M. Volpp

Qualitative Analysis of a Remote Monitoring Intervention for Managing Heart Failure

BMC Cardiovascular Disorders
January 20, 2023
Tamar Klaiman, L. G. Ianotte, Michael Josephs, Louise B. Russell, Laurie Norton, Shivan Mehta, Andrea Troxel, Jingsan Zhu, Kevin Volpp, David Asch

Remote Monitoring and Behavioral Economics in Managing Heart Failure in Patients Discharged From the Hospital: A Randomized Clinical Trial

JAMA Internal Medicine
May 9, 2022
David A. Asch, Andrea B. Troxel, Lee R. Goldberg, Monique S. Tanna, Shivan J. Mehta, Laurie A. Norton, Jingsan Zhu, Lauren G. Iannotte, Tamar Klaiman, Yuqing Lin, Louise B. Russell, Kevin G. Volpp

The Electronic Health Record as the Primary Data Source in a Pragmatic Trial: A Case Study

Medical Decision Making
January 12, 2022
Russell LB, Huang Q, Lin Y, Norton LA, Zhu J, Iannotte LG, Asch DA, Mehta SJ, Tanna MS, Troxel AB, Volpp KG, Goldberg LR.

Using Clinical Trial Data to Estimate the Costs of Behavioral Interventions for Potential Adopters: A Guide for Trialists

SAGE Journals
November 20, 2020
Russell LB, Norton LA, Pagnotti D, Sevinc C, Anderson S, Finnerty Bigelow D, Iannotte LG, Josephs M, McGilloway R, Barankay I, Putt ME, Reese PP, Asch DA, Goldberg LR, Mehta SJ, Tanna MS, Troxel AB, Volpp KG.

Electronic Pill Bottles or Bidirectional Text Messaging to Improve Hypertension Medication Adherence (Way 2 Text): a Randomized Clinical Trial

Journal of General Internal Medicine
August 9, 2019
Shivan J. Mehta, MD, MBA, MSHP; Kevin G. Volpp, MD, PhD; Andrea B. Troxel, ScD; Susan C. Day, MD, MPH; Raymond Lim; Noora Marcus, MA; Laurie Norton, MA; Sophia Anderson; David A. Asch, MD, MBA

Comparison of Pharmacy Claims and Electronic Pill Bottles for Measurement of Medication Adherence Among Myocardial Infarction Patients

Medical Care
July 24, 2018
Shivan J. Mehta, MD, MBA; David A. Asch, MD, MBA; Andrea B. Troxel, ScD; Raymond Lim, BA, MA; Jennifer Lewey, MD; Wenli Wang, PhD; Jingsan Zhu, MS, MBA; Laurie Norton, MA; Noora Marcus, MA; Kevin G. Volpp. MD, PhD

Effect of Electronic Reminders, Financial Incentives, and Social Support on Outcomes After Myocardial Infarction: The HeartStrong Randomized Clinical Trial

JAMA
June 26, 2017
Kevin G. Volpp, MD, PhD; Andrea B. Troxel, ScD; Shivan J. Mehta, MD, MBA, MSHP; Laurie Norton, MA; Jingsan Zhu, MS, MBA; Raymond Lim, MA; Wenli Wang, MS; Noora Marcus, MA; Christian Terwiesch, PhD; Kristen Caldarella, MHA; Tova Levin, MBA; Mike Relish, MA; Nathan Negin, MD; Aaron Smith-McLallen, PhD; Richard Snyder, MD; Claire M. Spettell, PhD; Brian Drachman, MD; Daniel Kolansky, MD; David A. Asch, MD, MBA

Rationale and Design of a Randomized Trial of Automated Hovering for Post-Myocardial Infarction Patients: The HeartStrong Program

American Heart Journal
July 8, 2016
Andrea B. Troxel, Sc.D.; David A. Asch, M.D., M.B.A.; Shivan J. Mehta, M.D., M.B.A., M.S.H.P.; Laurie A. Norton, M.A.; Devon H. Taylor, B.S.; Tirza A. Calderon, M.P.H.; Raymond Lim, M.A.; Jingsan Zhu, M.S., M.B.A.; Daniel M. Kolansky, M.D.; Brian M. Drachman, M.D.; Kevin G. Volpp, M.D., Ph.D.

A Randomized Controlled Trial of Employer Matching of Employees’ Monetary Contributions to Deposit Contracts to Promote Weight Loss

American Journal of Health Promotion
July 1, 2016
Jeffrey T. Kullgren, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.H.P.; Andrea B. Troxel, Sc.D.; George F. Loewenstein, Ph.D.; Laurie A. Norton, M.A.; Dana Gatto, M.P.H.; Yuanyuan Tao, M.S.; Jingsan Zhu, M.S., M.B.A.; Heather Schofield, Ph.D.; Judy A. Shea, Ph.D.; David A. Asch, M.D., M.B.A.; Thomas Pellathy, M.S.; Jay Driggers, M.B.A.; Kevin G. Volpp, M.D., Ph.D.

Individual- Versus Group-Based Financial Incentives for Weight Loss: A Randomized, Controlled Trial

Annals of Internal Medicine
April 2, 2013
Jeffrey T. Kullgren, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.H.P.; Andrea B. Troxel, Sc.D.; George F. Loewenstein, Ph.D.; David A. Asch, M.D., M.B.A.; Laurie A. Norton, M.A.; Lisa Wesby, M.S.; Yuanyuan Tao, M.S.; Jingsan Zhu, M.S., M.B.A.; Kevin G. Volpp, M.D., Ph.D.

Medicaid Incentive Programs to Encourage Healthy Behavior Show Mixed Results to Date and Should Be Studied and Improved

Health Affairs
March 1, 2013
Karen J. Blumenthal, M.D.; Kathryn A. Saulsgiver, Ph.D.; Laurie A. Norton, M.A.; Andrea B. Troxel, Sc.D.; Joseph P. Anarella; Foster C. Gesten, M.D.; Michael E. Chernew, Ph.D.; Kevin G. Volpp, M.D., Ph.D.

Financial Incentive-Based Approaches for Weight Loss: A Randomized Trial

JAMA
December 10, 2008
Kevin G. Volpp, M.D., Ph.D.; Leslie K. John, M.Sc..; Andrea B. Troxel, Sc.D.; Laurie Norton, M.A.; Jennifer Fassbender, M.S.; George F. Loewenstein, Ph.D.