Press Releases and News

May 23, 2013
With AcademyHealth’s 2013 Annual Research Meeting around the corner, a number of IMPAQ International’s experts are preparing to present various posters, papers, and seminars at the annual event.
May 16, 2013
IMPAQ International, LLC, a premier research, evaluation and technical assistance firm based in Columbia, Maryland, announced today that it has been selected by the Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) to perform a comprehensive analysis of all HCPSS data systems. IMPAQ’s selection comes as a part of the HCPSS Department of Technology’s multi-phased strategic review of the school system’s technology program to meet current and future reporting needs.
April 18, 2013
IMPAQ International, a research, evaluation, and technical assistance firm based in Columbia, Maryland, announced today that IMPAQ’s President and nationally recognized expert in quality and quality measurement, Dr. Cary Sennett, has joined the newly formed Accountable Care Workgroup (ACWG) of the Health IT Policy Committee (HITPC).
April 01, 2013
IMPAQ International’s ongoing collaboration with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on the Medicare Data Sharing Program
April 01, 2013
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has recently announced the availability of the next set of Medicare Claims Public Use Files (PUFs) for research, developed by IMPAQ International and its collaborators.
February 27, 2013
The U.S. Department of Labor’s (USDOL) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) announced in a Training and Employment Notice ( on February 19, 2013 and USDOL News Brief ( on February 21, 2013 the availability of approximately $80,000 in funding for the 2012 ETA Research Papers Program.
February 22, 2013
In an interview earlier this month with Readmission News, a leading national newsletter on hospital readmissions, IMPAQ President Dr. Cary Sennett underscored the importance of innovations, such as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Partnership for Patients (PfP) initiative and the Community-Based Care Transitions Program (CCTP),to reducing the risk and rate of readmission.
February 12, 2013
IMPAQ is pleased to announce the inclusion of a chapter, co-authored by Drs. Cary Sennett (IMPAQ’s President) and Donald Nichols, (Practice Area Lead for Health Care Finance at IMPAQ), in a new McGraw-Hill textbook for IT professionals.
February 12, 2013
IMPAQ International is pleased to announce that Sally Turbyville, a Senior Research Associate in IMPAQ’s Health Division and the leader of IMPAQ’s Quality of Care & Performance Measurement Practice, has been selected as a member of URAC’s Measures Advisory Group. URAC is an independent, nonprofit organization, well-known as a leader in promoting health care quality through its accreditation, education and measurement programs. URAC’s Measures Advisory Group (MAG) was created to provide expertise on measurement and psychometrics to URAC on measures.
September 05, 2012
IMPAQ International is pleased to announce that its President, Dr. Cary Sennett, has been elected President of the National Education Association’s Health Information Network (NEA HIN) by NEA HIN’s Board of Directors, and began his service as President on September 1st.