M. Kit DelgadoIntroducing the New Director of the Penn Medicine Nudge Unit

We are pleased to announce the appointment of M. Kit Delgado, MD, MS, as Director of the Penn Medicine Nudge Unit. Kit brings a wealth of experience to the role with a history of leading successful, high-impact behavioral science interventions. For the past year, he has served as the Deputy Director of the Nudge Unit under former director Rinad Beidas, PhD.

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Nudge Unit to support five new projects for advancing care

A new set of projects, selected among submissions from the Nudge Unit's call for proposals, will test nudge interventions with the goal of improving health care delivery and patient outcomes. Topics span risk prediction in cesarean deliveries, automated screening for hyperparathyroidism and uncontrolled hypertension, altering default prescription length for heart disease patients, and implementing default orders for breast evaluation.

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