Liao JM, Polsky D, Emanuel EJ, Huang E, Shah Y, Zhu J, Lyon Z, Dykstra S, Navathe AS. National representativeness of hospitals and markets in Medicare’s mandatory bundled payment program. (forthcoming).

Navathe AS, Emanuel EJ, Liao JMPitfalls and Potential in Medicare’s Move Towards Outpatient Care Episodes. (forthcoming).

Liao JM, Sommers BD, Navathe AS. Why Medicaid Needs Its Own Path to Value-Based Reforms. N Engl J Med. 2018; 379:105-108. 

Liao JM, Shea JA, Weissman A, Navathe AS. Physician Perspectives in Year 1 of MACRA and its Merit-Based Payment System: A National Survey. Health Affairs. 2018; 37(7): 1079-1086.

Liao JM, Basu A, Lee CI. The Value of Imaging-Based Cancer Screening Episodes. J Gen Intern Med. 2018; 33(9): 1571-1573.

Navathe AS, Liao JM, Polsky D, Dykstra SE, Wang E, Lyon ZM, Wu R, Martinez J, Small DS, Werner RM, Emanuel EJ. Association of Hospital Participation in a Medicare Bundled Payment Program With Volume and Case Mix of Lower Extremity Joint Replacement Episodes. JAMA. 2018; 320(9):901-910.

Liao JM, Emanuel EJ, Whittington GL, Small DS, Troxel AB, Zhu J, Zhong W, Navathe AS. Physician Practice Variation Under Orthopedic Bundled Payment. Am J Manag Care. 2018;24(6):300-306.

Liao JM, Chu D, Navathe AS. Succeeding in New Cardiac Bundles: Lessons from History, Directions for the Future. Ann Surg. 2018. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002852.

Navathe AS, Liao JM, Polsky D, Shah Y, Huang E, Zhu J, Lyon Z, Wang R, Rolnick J, Martinez J, Emanuel EJ. Comparison of Hospitals Participating In Medicare’s Voluntary And Mandatory Orthopedic Bundle Programs. Health Affairs. 2018; 37(6): 854-863. 

Liao JM, Dykstra SE, Werner RM, Navathe AS. BPCI-Advanced Will Further Emphasize The Need To Address Overlap Between Bundled Payments And Accountable Care Organizations. Health Affairs Blog. 2018. 

Navathe AS, Liao JM, Shah Y, Lyon Z, Chatterjee P, Polsky D, Emanuel EJ. Characteristics of Hospitals Earning Savings in the First Year of Mandatory Bundled Payment for Hip and Knee Surgery. JAMA. 2018;319(9):930-932.

Liao JM, Navathe AS, Chu D. Reframing the Value Proposition of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Bundles. JAMA. 2018; 153(3):199-200.

Navathe AS,  Anastos-Wallen RE, Emanuel EJ, Liao JMWhat’s In A Name: Will BPCI-Advanced Hold Back Or Advance Bundled Payment Policy? Health Affairs Blog. 2018. 

Liao JM, Navathe AS, Schapira MM, Weissman A, Mitra N, Asch DA. When Reducing Low Value Care in Hospital Medicine Saves Money, Who Benefits? J Hosp Med. 2018; 13(1):45-48.

Liao JM, Navathe AS, Schapira MM, Weissman A, Mitra N, Asch DA. Penalizing Physicians for Low Value Care in Hospital Medicine: A Randomized Survey. J Hosp Med. 2018; 13(1):41-44.

Navathe AS, Liao JM, Emanuel EJ. Volume Increases and Shared Decision-making in Joint Replacement Bundles. Ann Surg. 2018; 267(1): 35-36.

​​​Liao JM, Hodlofski A, Whittington GL, Zucker M, Viroslav S, Fox DL, Navathe AS. Baptist Health System: Succeeding in Bundled Payments through Behavioral Principles. Healthcare. 2017;5(3):136-140.

Liao JM, Schapira MM, Navathe AS, Mitra N, Weissman A, Asch DA. The effect of emphasizing patient, societal, and institutional harms of inappropriate antibiotic prescribing on physician support of financial penalties: A randomized trial. Ann Intern Med. 2017; 167(3):215-216.

Liao JM, Ommerborn MJ, Clark CR. Association between features of patient-provider discussions and routine prostate-specific antigen testing. PLoS One. 12(5): e0177687.

Liao JM, Fischer MA. Restrictions of Hepatitis C Treatment for Substance-Using Medicaid Patients: Cost Versus Ethics. Am J Public Health. 2017; 107(6):893-899.

Liao JM, Stack CB, Griswold ME, Localio AR. Intention-to-Treat Analysis. Ann Intern Med. 2017. 166(9):662-664. 

Liao JM, Stack CB.  Implications of Missing Data Due to Dropout. Ann Intern Med. 2017;166(8):596-598.

Navathe AS, Whittington G, Liao JM, Bajner R. A Value-based Endorsement of Bundled Payments. Modern Healthcare. 2017. 

Navathe AS, Troxel AB, Liao JM, Nan N, Zhu J, Zhong W, Emanuel EJ. Cost of Joint Replacement Using Bundled Payment Models. 2017;177(2):214-222. 

Liao JM, Fleisher LA, Navathe AS. Increasing the Value of Social Comparisons of Physician Performance Using Norms. JAMA. 2016;316(11):1151-1152. 

Liao JM, Emanuel EJ, Navathe AS. Six Health Care Trends that will Reshape the Patient-Provider Dynamic. Healthcare. 2016;4(3):148-150.

Liao JM, Navathe AS. Paying for performance: money, motivation, and uncertainty. Lancet. 2016; 387(10022):936–937.

Liao JM, Fischer MA. Early Trends in Sofosbuvir Utilization by State Medicaid Programs. NEJM. 2015. 373:1279-1281.

Liao JM, Secemsky BJ. The Value of Narrative Medical Writing in Internal Medicine Residency. J Gen Intern Med. 2015;30(11):1707-1710. 

Liao JM, Co JT, Kachalia A. Providing Educational Content and Context for Training the Next Generation of Physicians in Quality Improvement. Acad Med. 2015; 90(19):1241-1245. 

Choudhry NK, Liao JM, Detsky AS. Selecting a Specialist: Adding Evidence to the Clinical Practice of Making Referrals. JAMA. 2014. 312(18):1861-1862.

Liao JM, Wachter RM. Grading residents’ clinical performance: unique opportunities and challenges. JGIM. 2014;29(7):983-985.

Liao JM, Roy CL, Eibensteiner K, Nolido N, Schnipper JL, Dalal AK. Lost in Transition: Discrepancies in how Physicians Perceive the Actionability of the Results of Tests Pending at Discharge. J Hosp Med. 2014;9(6):407-409. 

Liao JM, Williams ST, Etchegaray JE, Berger DH, Bell SK, Thomas ET. The Medical Student Safety Attitudes & Professionalism Survey (MSSAPS): Grading Patient Safety Progress Through Medical Student Experiences. Acad Med. 2014; 89 (2): 1-9.

Liao JM, Thomas EJ, Bell SK. Speaking Up About The Dangers of The Hidden Curriculum. Health Affairs. 2014; 33(1)168-171.

Gallagher TH, Prouty C, Brock DM, Liao JM, Weisman A, Holmboe ES. Internists’ Attitudes About Assessing and Maintaining Clinical Competence. J Gen Intern Med.2014;29(4):608-614. 

Liao JM, Stewart GC, Padera RF, Miller AL, Loscalzo J. A Curious Case of Chest Pain. N Engl J Med. 2013;369:1844-1850.

Liao JMEulogy. Lancet. 2013; 382(9907):1775-1776.

Liao JMCancer or No Cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2013; 31(18):2358-2359.

Liao JM, Farmer JA. Aggressive Statin Therapy and the Risk of Malignancy. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2013;15:316.

Doshi SM, Kulkarni PM, Liao JM, Rueda AM, Musher DM. The impact of statin and macrolide use on early survival in pneumococcal pneumonia. Am J Med Sci. 2013; 345(3):173-177.

Liao JMPatient safety: an educational competency. Lancet. 2012;379(9830):1933.

Liao JMBrave Silence. J Gen Intern Med. 2012; 27(10):1387-1388.

Liao JMWords of Disclosure. Can Med Assoc J. 2012. 184(180): E992.

Liao JM, Farmer JA. Statins as Adjunctive Therapy in the Management of Hypertension. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2010; 12(5):349-54.

Curriculum Vitae

Rice University
​Magna Cum Laude
Phi Beta Kappa

Baylor College of Medicine

Alpha Omega Alpha

University of Pennsylvania

Brigham & Women's Hospital

Brigham & Women's Hospital

​Harvard Medical School

​Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)

Masters of Science (M.Sc.)

Intern in Medicine

Resident in Medicine

Clinical Fellow

​English Literature

Biochemistry & Cell Biology


Health Policy Research

Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine




Associate Medical Director of Contracting and Value-Based Care | UW Medicine

Director | Value & Systems Science Lab | UW Medicine Center for Scholarship in Patient Care Quality and Safety

Adjunct Senior Fellow | Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Associate Editor | Healthcare: Journal for Delivery Science & Innovation

Council for Early Career Physicians | American College of Physicians

Editor | Annals of Internal Medicine Fresh Look




​Medicaid Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee | Pennsylvania Health & Human Services

​Education & Publication Committee | American College of Physicians

Translation & Communications Advisory Committee | AcademyHealth

President | Housestaff Safety & Quality Council | Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Fellow | Center for Healthcare Delivery Sciences | Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Council for Resident/Fellow Members | American College of Physicians
Associate Deputy Editor | Journal of General Internal Medicine (Web)
Regional Chapter Leader | Institute for Healthcare Improvement Open School