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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.

How Do Surrogates Make Treatment Decisions for Patients With Dementia: An Experimental Survey Study

Health Economics
February 15, 2024
Lauren Hersch Nicholas, Kenneth M. Langa, Scott D. Halpern, Mario Macis

Default Palliative Care Consultation for Seriously Ill Hospitalized Patients: A Pragmatic Cluster Randomized Trial

JAMA Network
January 16, 2024
Katherine R. Courtright, Vanessa Madden, Brian Bayes, Marzana Chowdhury, Casey Whitman, Dylan S. Small, Michael O. Harhay, Suzanne Parra, Elizabeth Cooney-Zingman, Mary Ersek, Gabriel J. Escobar, Sarah H. Hill, Scott D. Halpern

Clinician Perspectives on Virtual Specialty Palliative Care for Patients With Advanced Illnesses

Journal of Palliative Medicine
January 10, 2024
Tamar Klaiman, Jenna Steckel, Caleb Hearn, Amaya Diana, William J. Ferrell, Ezekiel J. Emanuel, Amol S. Navathe, Ravi B. Parikh

Decision Making for Patients With Severe Dementia Versus Normal Cognition Near the End of Life

Innovation in Aging
August 1, 2023
Lauren Hersch Nicholas, Scott D. Halpern, David R. Weir, Micah Y. Baum, Marie Nolan, Joseph Gallo, Kenneth M. Langa

Behavioural Economic Interventions To Embed Palliative Care in Community Oncology (BE-EPIC): Study Protocol for the BE-EPIC Randomised Controlled Trial

BMJ Open
March 24, 2023
Ravi B. Parikh, Ramy Sedhom, William J. Ferrell, Katherine Villarin, Kara Berwanger, Bethann Scarborough, Randall Oyer, Pallavi Kumar, Niharika Ganta, Shanthi Sivendran, Jinbo Chen, Kevin G. Volpp, Justin E. Bekelman

Long-Term Effect of Machine Learning–Triggered Behavioral Nudges on Serious Illness Conversations and End-of-Life Outcomes Among Patients With Cancer

JAMA Oncology
January 12, 2023
Christopher R. Manz, MD; Yichen Zhang, PhD; Kan Chen, MA; Qi Long, PhD; Dylan S. Small, PhD; Chalanda N. Evans, BS; Corey Chivers, PhD; Susan H. Regli, PhD; C. William Hanson, MD; Justin E. Bekelman, MD; Jennifer Braun, MHA, RN, BSN; Charles A. L. Rareshide, MS; Nina O’Connor, MD; Pallavi Kumar, MD, MPH; Lynn M. Schuchter, MD; Lawrence N. Shulman, MD; Mitesh S. Patel, MD, MBA; Ravi B. Parikh, MD, MPP

Development of Machine Learning Algorithms Incorporating Electronic Health Record Data, Patient-Reported Outcomes, or Both to Predict Mortality for Outpatients With Cancer

JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics
December 8, 2022
Ravi B. Parikh, Jill S. Hasler, Yichen Zhang, Manqing Liu, Corey Chivers, William Ferrell, Peter E. Gabriel, Caryn Lerman, Justin E. Bekelman, Jinbo Chen

Palliative Care Experience and Perceived Gaps in Training Among Transplant Hepatology Fellows: A National Survey

Hepatology Communications
April 11, 2022
Maureen P. Whitsett, Nneka N. Ufere, Arpan Patel, Judy A. Shea, Christopher A. Jones, Oren K. Fix, Marina Serper

Patient Perspectives on States Worse Than Death: A Qualitative Study With Implications for Patient-Centered Outcomes and Values Elicitation

Palliative Medicine
February 1, 2022
Catherine L. Auriemma, Helen O’Donnell, Julia Jones, Zoe Barbati, Eda Akpek, Tamar Klaiman, Scott D. Halpern

Clinician Perspectives on Machine Learning Prognostic Algorithms in the Routine Care of Patients With Cancer: A Qualitative Study

Springer Link
January 30, 2022
Ravi B. Parikh, Christopher R. Manz, Maria N. Nelson, Chalanda N. Evans, Susan H. Regli, Nina O'Connor, Lynn M. Schuchter, Lawrence N. Shulman, Mitesh S. Patel, Joanna Paladino, Judy A. Shea

Study protocol for a type III hybrid effectiveness-implementation trial of strategies to implement firearm safety promotion as a universal suicide prevention strategy in pediatric primary care

Implementation Science
September 22, 2021
Beidas RS, Ahmedani BK, Linn KA, Marcus SC, Johnson C, Maye M, Westphal J, Wright L, Beck AL, Buttenheim AM, Daley MF, Davis M, Elias ME, Jager-Hyman S, Hoskins K, Lieberman A, McArdle B, Ritzwoller DP, Small DS, Wolk CB, Williams NJ, Boggs JM

“I Don’t Have Time to Sit and Talk with Them”: Hospitalists’ Perspectives on Palliative Care Consultation for Patients with Dementia

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
August 3, 2020
Katherine R. Courtright, Trishya L. Srinivasan, Vanessa L. Madden, Jason Karlawish, Stephanie Szymanski, Sarah H. Hill PhD Scott D. Halpern MD, PhD Mary Ersek PhD, RN,

Completion of Advance Directives and Documented Care Preferences During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

Jama Network Open
July 20, 2020
Catherine L. Auriemma, MD; Scott D. Halpern, MD, PhD; Jeremy M. Asch, BA; Matthew Van Der Tuyn, MA; David A. Asch, MD, MBA

Seriously Ill Patients’ Willingness To Trade Survival Time To Avoid High Treatment Intensity At The End of Life

JAMA Network
April 6, 2020
Emily B. Rubin, MD, JD, MSHP: Anna Buehler, BA: Scott D. Halpern, MD, PhD

Effect Of Default Options In Advance Directives On Hospital-Free Days And Care Choices Among Seriously Ill Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial

JAMA Network Open
March 30, 2020
Scott D. Halpern, MD, PhD: Dylan S. Small, PhD: Andrea B. Troxel, ScD: Elizabeth Cooney, MPH: Brian Bayes, MS: Marzana Chowdhury, PhD: Heather E. Tomko, BS: Derek C. Angus, MD, MPH: Robert M. Arnold, MD: George Loewenstein, PhD: Kevin G. Volpp, MD, PhD: Douglas B. White, MD, MAS: Cindy L. Bryce, PhD

Risk Factors for Long-Term Mortality and Patterns of End-of-Life Care Among Medicare Sepsis Survivors Discharged to Home Health Care

February 26, 2020
Katherine R. Courtright, MD, MS; Lizeyka Jordan, MPH; Christopher M. Murtaugh, PhD; et al