Chris Moriates, MD

Assistant Dean of Healthcare Value, Associate Professor

20102019
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Research Output 2010 2019

2019

A costly colonoscopy leads to a delay in diagnosis

Moriates, C. & Girard, N. J., Jan 1 2019, In : AORN Journal. 109, 4, p. 539-541 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Colonoscopy
2 Citations (Scopus)

A Modern Snapshot of the Daily Work of Medical Interns-The Burden of Indirect Patient Care

Moriates, C. & Hudson, F. P., Jun 1 2019, In : JAMA internal medicine. 179, 6, p. 767-768 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Patient Care
3 Citations (Scopus)

Applying the ‘COST’ (Culture, Oversight, Systems Change, and Training) Framework to De-Adopt the Neutropenic Diet

Gupta, A., Brown, T. J., Singh, S., Sen, A., Agrawal, D., Li, H. C., Moriates, C., Johnson, D. H. & Sadeghi, N., Jan 1 2019, In : American Journal of Medicine. 132, 1, p. 42-47 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Diet
1 Citation (Scopus)

Association between hospitalist productivity payments and high-value care culture

Gupta, R., Steers, N., Moriates, C. & Ong, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Hospital Medicine. 14, 1, p. 16-21 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospitalists
Salaries and Fringe Benefits
Safety-net Providers
Value-Based Purchasing
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (U.S.)

Building trust through punk rock

Moriates, C. & Baig, M., Jul 16 2019, In : Annals of internal medicine. 171, 2, p. 139-140 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Development and testing of a web module to IMPROVE generic prescribing of oral contraceptives among primary care physicians

Lenti, G., Norenberg, A., Farnan, J. M., Weissman, A., Cook, M., Shah, N., Moriates, C., Wallingford, S., Lynch, S., Stebbins, M., Millard, S., Samarth, A., Zhang, J. X., Thaver, A., Meltzer, D. O., Oguntimein, M., Frost, M. & Arora, V. M., Aug 1 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics. 44, 4, p. 579-587 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Primary Care Physicians
Oral Contraceptives
Generic Drugs
Physicians
Prescriptions
1 Citation (Scopus)

Emerging principles for health system value improvement programmes

Moriates, C. & Valencia, V., Jun 1 2019, In : BMJ Quality and Safety. 28, 6, p. 434-437 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Accreditation
Health

High-Value Care Culture Among the Future Physician Workforce in Internal Medicine

Gupta, R., Steers, N., Moriates, C., Wali, S., Braddock, C. H. & Ong, M., Sep 1 2019, In : Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. 94, 9, p. 1347-1354 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

physician
medicine
resident
trainee
university
1 Citation (Scopus)

Tackling the minimizers hiding behind high-value care

Arora, V. M. & Moriates, C., May 2019, In : Journal of hospital medicine. 14, 5, p. 318-319 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Using Interactive Learning Modules to Teach Value-Based Health Care to Health Professions Trainees Across the United States

Moriates, C., Valencia, V., Stamets, S., Joo, J., MacClements, J., Wilkerson, L. A., Nelson, E. A., Bozic, K. & Cox, S. M., Sep 1 2019, In : Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. 94, 9, p. 1332-1336 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

trainee
profession
health care
health
learning
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)
Graduate Medical Education
Foster Home Care
Teaching Hospitals
Curriculum
Learning
10 Citations (Scopus)

A comparison of laboratory testing in teaching vs nonteaching hospitals for 2 common medical conditions

Valencia, V., Arora, V. M., Ranji, S. R., Meza, C. & Moriates, C., Jan 1 2018, In : JAMA internal medicine. 178, 1, p. 39-47 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Teaching Hospitals
Teaching
Cellulitis
Bacterial Pneumonia
Length of Stay
11 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of national rates, cost, and sources of cost variation in adult spinal deformity

Zygourakis, C. C., Liu, C. Y., Keefe, M., Moriates, C., Ratliff, J., Dudley, R. A., Gonzales, R., Mummaneni, P. V. & Ames, C. P., Mar 1 2018, In : Clinical Neurosurgery. 82, 3, p. 378-387 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Costs and Cost Analysis
Hospital Bed Capacity
Salaries and Fringe Benefits
Economic Inflation
Insurance
4 Citations (Scopus)

Attitudes toward cost-conscious care among U.S. physicians and medical students: analysis of national cross-sectional survey data by age and stage of training

Leep Hunderfund, A. N., Dyrbye, L. N., Starr, S. R., Mandrekar, J., Tilburt, J. C., George, P., Baxley, E. G., Gonzalo, J. D., Moriates, C., Goold, S. D., Carney, P. A., Miller, B. M., Grethlein, S. J., Fancher, T. L., Wynia, M. K. & Reed, D. A., Nov 22 2018, In : BMC medical education. 18, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
medical student
physician
costs
student
responsibility
2 Citations (Scopus)

Generic substitution rates of oral contraceptives and associated out-of-pocket cost savings between January 2010 and December 2014

Chee, M., Zhang, J. X., Ngooi, S., Moriates, C., Shah, N. & Arora, V. M., Apr 2018, In : JAMA internal medicine. 178, 4, p. 561-563 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Drug Substitution
Cost Savings
Oral Contraceptives
Health Expenditures

In reply

Moriates, C. & Valencia, V., May 2018, In : JAMA internal medicine. 178, 5, p. 729-730 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

4 Citations (Scopus)

Value-based health care meets cost-effectiveness analysis

Tsevat, J. & Moriates, C., Sep 4 2018, In : Annals of internal medicine. 169, 5, p. 329-332 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Care Costs
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Delivery of Health Care
Accountable Care Organizations
Health Care Sector
2017
7 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of cost variation in craniotomy for tumor using 2 national databases

Zygourakis, C. C., Liu, C. Y., Yoon, S., Moriates, C., Boscardin, C., Adams Dudley, R., Lawton, M. T., Theodosopoulos, P., Berger, M. S. & Gonzales, R., Dec 1 2017, In : Neurosurgery. 81, 6, p. 972-979 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Craniotomy
Databases
Costs and Cost Analysis
Neoplasms
Inpatients

Appealing to Altruism May Not Work, But Don’t Give Up Hope

Moriates, C. & Ring, D., Jul 1 2017, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 32, 7, p. 721-722 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hope
Altruism
38 Citations (Scopus)

Association between surgeon scorecard use and operating room costs

Zygourakis, C. C., Valencia, V., Moriates, C., Boscardin, C. K., Catschegn, S., Rajkomar, A., Bozic, K. J., Hoo, K. S., Goldberg, A. N., Pitts, L., Lawton, M. T., Dudley, R. A. & Gonzales, R., Mar 1 2017, In : JAMA Surgery. 152, 3, p. 284-291 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Operating Rooms
Costs and Cost Analysis
Health Care Surveys
Surgeons
Motivation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Caring wisely: A program to support frontline clinicians and staff in improving healthcare delivery and reducing costs

Gonzales, R., Moriates, C., Lau, C. Y., Valencia, V., Imershein, S., Rajkomar, A., Prasad, P., Boscardin, C., Grady, D. & Johnston, S. C., Aug 2017, In : Journal of hospital medicine. 12, 8, p. 662-667 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Delivery of Health Care
Costs and Cost Analysis
Crowdsourcing
Quality of Health Care
Budgets
8 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a high-value care culture survey: A modified Delphi process and psychometric evaluation

Gupta, R., Moriates, C., Harrison, J. D., Valencia, V., Ong, M., Clarke, R., Steers, N., Hays, R. D., Braddock, C. H. & Wachter, R., Jun 1 2017, In : BMJ Quality and Safety. 26, 6, p. 475-483 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychometrics
Hospitalists
Statistical Factor Analysis
Value-Based Purchasing
Organizational Culture

Disseminating Innovations in Teaching Value-Based Care Through an Online Learning Network

Gupta, R., Shah, N. T., Moriates, C., Wallingford, S. & Arora, V. M., Aug 1 2017, In : Journal of graduate medical education. 9, 4, p. 509-513 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Teaching
Learning
Health Educators
Delivery of Health Care
Problem-Based Learning
13 Citations (Scopus)

Geographic and Hospital Variation in Cost of Lumbar Laminectomy and Lumbar Fusion for Degenerative Conditions

Zygourakis, C. C., Liu, C. Y., Wakam, G., Moriates, C., Boscardin, C., Ames, C. P., Mummaneni, P. V., Ratliff, J., Dudley, R. A. & Gonzales, R., Aug 1 2017, In : Neurosurgery. 81, 2, p. 331-340 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laminectomy
Diskectomy
Costs and Cost Analysis
Hospital Bed Capacity
Salaries and Fringe Benefits
6 Citations (Scopus)

Is excessive resource utilization an adverse event?

Zapata, J. A., Lai, A. R. & Moriates, C., Feb 28 2017, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 317, 8, p. 849-850 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Hospital Medicine
Hip Dislocation
Referral and Consultation
Patient Safety
Caregivers

Mo Money Mortality: Cost and Value in the PICU

Dewan, M. & Moriates, C., Jun 1 2017, In : Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 18, 6, p. 596-597 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

11 Citations (Scopus)

Operating room waste: Disposable supply utilization in neurosurgical procedures

Zygourakis, C. C., Yoon, S., Valencia, V., Boscardin, C., Moriates, C., Gonzales, R. & Lawton, M. T., Feb 2017, In : Journal of neurosurgery. 126, 2, p. 620-625 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neurosurgical Procedures
Operating Rooms
Costs and Cost Analysis
San Francisco
Blood Vessels
16 Citations (Scopus)

Role Modeling and Regional Health Care Intensity: U.S. Medical Student Attitudes Toward and Experiences with Cost-Conscious Care

Hunderfund, A. N. L., Dyrbye, L. N., Starr, S. R., Mandrekar, J., Naessens, J. M., Tilburt, J. C., George, P., Baxley, E. G., Gonzalo, J. D., Moriates, C., Goold, S. D., Carney, P. A., Miller, B. M., Grethlein, S. J., Fancher, T. L. & Reed, D. A., May 1 2017, In : Academic Medicine. 92, 5, p. 694-702 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

medical student
health care
costs
physician
experience
8 Citations (Scopus)

Swimming Upstream: Creating a Culture of High-Value Care

Gupta, R. & Moriates, C., May 1 2017, In : Academic Medicine. 92, 5, p. 598-601 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Values
health care
leader
cultural change
health
20 Citations (Scopus)

Trends in Utilization and Cost of Cervical Spine Surgery Using the National Inpatient Sample Database, 2001 to 2013

Liu, C. Y., Zygourakis, C. C., Yoon, S., Kliot, T., Moriates, C., Ratliff, J., Dudley, R. A., Gonzales, R., Mummaneni, P. V. & Ames, C. P., Aug 1 2017, In : Spine. 42, 15, p. E906-E913

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inpatients
Spine
Databases
Costs and Cost Analysis
Salaries and Fringe Benefits
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

A few good words

Moriates, C., Apr 19 2016, In : Annals of internal medicine. 164, 8, p. 566-567 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Physician-Patient Relations
Patient Care Team
Mentors
Internship and Residency
Medical Students
6 Citations (Scopus)

A framework for the frontline: How hospitalists can improve healthcare value

Moriates, C., Shah, N. T. & Arora, V. M., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of hospital medicine. 11, 4, p. 297-302 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospitalists
Delivery of Health Care
Hospital Medicine
Administrative Personnel
Health Care Costs
9 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of a resident-led project to decrease phlebotomy rates in the hospital: Think twice, stick once

Wheeler, D., Marcus, P., Nguyen, J., Kwong, A., Khaki, A. R., Valencia, V. & Moriates, C., May 2016, In : JAMA internal medicine. 176, 5, p. 708-710 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

4 Citations (Scopus)

High-value care programmes from the bottom-up⋯ and the top-down

Moriates, C. & Wong, B. M., Nov 1 2016, In : BMJ Quality and Safety. 25, 11, p. 821-823 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

6 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of Variation in Neurosurgical Supply Costs and Outcomes Across 4904 Surgeries at a Single Institution

Zygourakis, C. C., Valencia, V., Boscardin, C., Nayak, R. U., Moriates, C., Gonzales, R., Theodosopoulos, P. & Lawton, M. T., Dec 1 2016, In : World Neurosurgery. 96, p. 177-183 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Costs and Cost Analysis
Diagnosis-Related Groups
Mortality
Odds Ratio
Neurosurgical Procedures
1 Citation (Scopus)

Striving for optimal care: Updates in quality, value, and patient experience

Moriates, C. & Mourad, M., Feb 1 2016, In : Journal of hospital medicine. 11, 2, p. 145-150 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Hospitalists
Hospital Medicine
Hospitalization
Patient Safety
Anti-Bacterial Agents

The authors reply "nebulized bronchodilators instead of metered-dose inhalers for obstructive pulmonary symptoms"

Moriates, C. & Feldman, L., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of hospital medicine. 11, 4, p. 311 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Metered Dose Inhalers
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Bronchodilator Agents
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Lung
2015
18 Citations (Scopus)
health care
profession
Values
health
education
2 Citations (Scopus)

Nebulized bronchodilators instead of metered-dose inhalers for obstructive pulmonary symptoms

Moriates, C. & Feldman, L., Oct 1 2015, In : Journal of hospital medicine. 10, 10, p. 691-693 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metered Dose Inhalers
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Bronchodilator Agents
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Lung
20 Citations (Scopus)

The challenge of understanding health care costs and charges

Arora, V., Moriates, C. & Shah, N., Nov 2015, In : AMA Journal of Ethics. 17, 11, p. 1046-1052 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

The high-value care considerations of inpatient versus outpatient testing

Zapata, J. A. & Moriates, C., Nov 2015, In : AMA Journal of Ethics. 17, 11, p. 1022-1027 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Beneficence
Personal Autonomy
Cost Control
Social Justice
Ambulatory Care
13 Citations (Scopus)

Wisdom of the Crowd: Bright Ideas and Innovations from the Teaching Value and Choosing Wisely Challenge

Shah, N., Levy, A. E., Moriates, C. & Arora, V. M., Jan 1 2015, In : Academic Medicine. 90, 5, p. 624-628 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wisdom
trainee
innovation
medicine
Teaching
5 Citations (Scopus)

“Choosing Wisely” in an Academic Department of Medicine

Hines, J. Z., Sewell, J. L., Sehgal, N. L., Moriates, C., Horton, C. K. & Chen, A. H., Nov 1 2015, In : American Journal of Medical Quality. 30, 6, p. 566-570 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicine
Costs and Cost Analysis
San Francisco
Consciousness
Linear Models
2014
10 Citations (Scopus)

Creating an effective campaign for change: Strategies for teaching value

Moriates, C. & Shah, N., Oct 1 2014, In : JAMA internal medicine. 174, 10, p. 1693-1695 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Physicians' Practice Patterns
Unnecessary Procedures
Graduate Medical Education
Internal Medicine
Teaching
16 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a hospital-based program focused on improving healthcare value

Moriates, C., Mourad, M., Novelero, M. & Wachter, R. M., Oct 1 2014, In : Journal of hospital medicine. 9, 10, p. 671-677 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Medicine
Delivery of Health Care
Physicians
Quality of Health Care
Administrative Personnel
14 Citations (Scopus)

Fostering value in clinical practice among future physicians: Time to consider COST

Levy, A. E., Shah, N. T., Moriates, C. & Arora, V. M., Jan 1 2014, In : Academic Medicine. 89, 11, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Relative Value Scales
Physicians' Practice Patterns
Graduate Medical Education
Clinical Competence
Foster Home Care

Neurohospitalists and Patient Safety: Lessons Learned in 2013

Ranji, S. R. & Moriates, C., Apr 2014, In : The Neurohospitalist. 4, 2, p. 55-57 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Safety
Quality Improvement
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)

Primary nonadherence with prescribed medication

Moriates, C., Shah, N. & Arora, V., Nov 4 2014, In : Annals of internal medicine. 161, 9, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Medication Adherence
Primary Health Care
8 Citations (Scopus)

Professional organizations' role in supporting physicians to improve value in health care

Marcotte, L., Moriates, C. & Milstein, A., Jan 1 2014, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 312, 3, p. 231-232 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Professional Role
Physician's Role
Quality of Health Care
Medical Societies
19 Citations (Scopus)

Too much medicine happens too often the teachable moment and a call for manuscripts from clinical trainees

Caverly, T. J., Combs, B. P., Moriates, C., Shah, N. & Grady, D., Jan 1 2014, In : JAMA internal medicine. 174, 1, p. 8-9 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Health Services Misuse
Manuscripts
Medicine