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William Borden William Borden
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Health Policy and Management (Secondary)

Office Phone: 202-741-2233
Email: Email
Department: Medicine

Education

  • BA, University of Pennsylvania, 1996
  • MD, Johns Hopkins University, 2001
  • MBA, University of Chicago, 2005

Biography

Dr. Borden joined the faculty of the George Washington University in July 2014. He specializes in preventive cardiology, the treatment of complex cholesterol disorders, and diagnosing and treating general cardiovascular diseases. In addition to practicing cardiology, Dr. Borden leads the George Washington University accountable care organization and other care improvement efforts. Dr. Borden was previously on faculty at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and has served as a medical officer and senior advisor at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Training

Internal Medicine Residency:
  • University of Chicago, 2004
  • Chief Medical Resident, University of Chicago, 2005
Cardiology Fellowship:
  • University of Chicago, 2008

Expertise

  • Preventive cardiology
  • Clinical lipidology
  • General cardiology
  • Health policy
 
 

Research

Dr. Borden’s research focuses on policy approaches to improving quality of care, including the impact of hospital value-based purchasing on socioeconomically disadvantaged hospitals, the dissemination and clinical update of patient-centered outcomes research, and how population health can best be implemented.

Presentations:

  • Impact of Policy on Health Care Organizations. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Agency. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 
  • Advancing Data Science and Methods for Healthcare Delivery Transformation. Guest-guided discussion. National Library of Medicine Health Services Research Information Advisory Committee. Washington, DC
  • MACRA: The Perspective of the Practicing Cardiology. American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions 2017. 
  • The Future of Health Policy, Co-Chair. The American Heart Association Scientific Forum on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke

Community Service

Dr. Borden has served as the medical director of a free heart disease screening clinic in medically underserved areas. He serves on the editorial boards of Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, and Current Atherosclerosis Reports

Leadership/National Membership:

  • National Cardiovascular Data Registry PINNACLE Research & Publications Committee
  • American Heart Association Executive Database Steering Committee
  • Member, American Heart Association Council on Quality of Care & Outcomes Research Leadership Committee 
  • Member, American Heart Association Consumer Health and Quality Coordinating Committee 
  • Member, Advisory Committee, AcademyHealth Concordium conference 
  • Associate Editor, Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes 
  • Member, American College of Cardiology Population Health Management Task Force 
  • Vice-Chair elect, American Heart Association Council on Quality of Care & Outcomes Research

Division

  • Cardiology

Publications

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Critique and Review: Borden WB, Making Health Policy More Accessible, Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 2018 Dec

Critique and Review: Borden WB, Optimizing Transparency to Empower Patients, Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 2018 May

Pokharel Y, Tang F, Jones PG, Nambi V, Bittner VA, Hira RS, Nasir K, Chan PS, Maddox TM, Oetgen WJ, Heidenreich PA, Borden WB, Spertus JA, Petersen LA, Ballantyne CM, Virani SS. Adoption of the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Cholesterol Management Guideline in Cardiology Practices Nationwide. JAMA Cardiol. 2017 Mar 1.

Okunrintemi V, Spatz ES, Di Capua P, Salami JA, Valero-Elizondo J, Warraich H, Virani SS, Blaha MJ, Blankstein R, Butt AA, Borden WB, Dharmarajan K, Ting H, Krumholz HM, Nasir K. Patient-Provider Communication and Health Outcomes Among Individuals With Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in the United States: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey 2010 to 2013. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2017 Apr 10.

Maddox TM, Albert NM, Borden WB, Curtis LH, Ferguson TB Jr, Kao DP, Marcus GM, Peterson ED, Redberg R, Rumsfeld JS, Shah ND, Tcheng JE. The Learning Healthcare System and Cardiovascular Care: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2017 Apr 4.

Maddox TM, Albert NM, Borden WB, Curtis LH, Ferguson TB Jr, Kao DP, Marcus GM, Peterson ED, Redberg R, Rumsfeld JS, Shah ND, Tcheng JE. The Learning Healthcare System and Cardiovascular Care: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2017 Apr 4.

Borden WB, Dickson VV. Care Innovation: Sharing Practical Care Delivery Tools and Discoveries. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2017 June 10.

Okunrintemi V, Spatz ES, Di Capua P, Salami JA, Valero-Elizondo J, Warraich H, Virani SS, Blaha MJ, Blankstein R, Butt AA, Borden WB, Dharmarajan K, Ting H, Krumholz HM, Nasir K. Patient-Provider Communication and Health Outcomes Among Individuals With Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in the United States: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey 2010 to 2013. The American Heart Association Scientific Forum on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke

Farmer SA, Borden WB. Caution is Needed in Designing Pharmacy Coverage. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016. Nov 11;5(11). pii: e004466.

Chee TT, Ryan AM, Wasfy JH, Borden WB. Current State of Value-Based Purchasing Programs. Circulation. 2016;133:2197-2205

Borden WB, Marier AF, Dennison TH, Freund DA, Cook K, Mushlin AI. Assessing Variation in Utilization for Acute Myocardial Infarction in New York State. Healthcare (2014), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hjdsi.2014.05.001i.

Ryan AM, Burgess JF, Pesko M, Borden WB, Dimick J. The Early Effects of Medicare's Mandatory Hospital Pay-for-Performance Program. Health Serv Res. 2014. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12206.

Goyal P, Igel LI, LaScalea K, Borden WB. Cardiometabolic Impact of Non-Statin Lipid Lowering Therapies. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2014 Feb;16(2):390. doi:10.1007/s11883-013-0390-0.

Deaño RC, Pandya A, Jones EC, Borden WB. A Look at Statin Cost-Effectiveness in View of the 2013 ACC/AHA Cholesterol Management Guidelines. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2014 Jul;16:438. doi: 10.1007/s11883-014-0438-9.

Borden WB, Spertus JA, Mushlin AI, Roe MT, McCoy LA, Redberg RF. Antianginal Therapy Before Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Aug 6; doi: 10.1161/circinterventions.112.000215

Likosky DS, Zhou W, Malenka DJ, Borden WB, Nallamothu BK, Skinner JS. Growth in Medicare Expenditures for Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Comparison of 1998 through 1999 and 2008. JAMA Intern Med; doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.10789

Go AS, Mozaffarian D, Roger VL, Benjamin EJ, Berry JD, Borden WB, Bravata DM, Dai S, Ford ES, Fox CS, Franco S, Fullerton HJ, Gillespie C, Hailpern SM, Heit JA, Howard VJ, Huffman MD, Kissela BM, Kittner SJ, Lackland DT, Lichtman JH, Lisabeth LD, Magid D, Marcus GM, Marelli A, Matchar DB, McGuire DK, Mohler ER, Moy CS, Mussolino ME, Nichol G, Paynter NP, Schreiner PJ, Sorlie PD, Stein J, Turan TN, Virani SS, Wong ND, Woo D, Turner MB; on behalf of the American Heart Association Statistics Committee and Stroke Statistics Subcommittee. Heart disease and stroke statistics—2013 update: a report from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2013;127:e6-e245.

Borden WB, Nallamothu BK. The new US Healthcare Law: An overview of the US Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. Eur Heart J. 2013. doi:10.1093/eurheartj/eht455.

Smolderen KG, Spertus JA, Tang F, Oetgen W, Borden WB, Ting HH, Chan PS. Treatment Differences by Health Insurance Among Outpatients with Coronary Artery Disease: Insights from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Jan 25; doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2012.11.058.

Industry Relationships and Collaborations

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