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Thursday, June 25, 2020
In this interview with Valerie Betley, IMPAQ Research Associate and HIV subject matter expert, learn how IMPAQ is working with the CDC to identify and understand barriers and facilitators to HIV prevention, care, and treatment.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Medicaid experts Tim Hill and Melissa Hafner explore how the factors of pent-up health care demand, a swell in Medicaid enrollment, decreasing state revenue, and limited budget flexibility will combine to present immense challenges for the Medicaid system.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Three workforce development organizations had bold ideas for launching new programs to expand access to careers in growing industries. The IMPAQ/Maher Education Fund is helping to bring their visions to reality. 
Friday, June 5, 2020
IMPAQ President Dr. Adaeze Enekwechi condemns racial discrimination and violence in our law enforcement systems and beyond and calls for action in our homes, communities, and places of work. 
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
IMPAQ health experts examine the mental health crisis that existed before COVID-19, the latest efforts to reach patients during the pandemic, and what still needs to be done by the government and providers to achieve mental health care parity.
Thursday, May 7, 2020
Learn how policymakers and providers are rapidly implementing programs to provide life-saving interventions for individuals in need of substance use disorder care amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
IMPAQ CEO Avi Benus shares his perspective on what the acquisition means to him and to IMPAQ. 
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic presents complex challenges for the US health care system and social safety net programs. In a new blog post series, IMPAQ health, workforce, and advanced analytics experts bring you timely updates and informed insights on the intersection of COVID-19 and pressing policy issues.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Just two months after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finalized two rules on interoperability and patient access, we are in the middle of the COVID-19 public health crisis. How is this new context changing the perception of the rules and the implementation timelines?
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
IMPAQ President Dr. Adaeze Enekwechi reflects on what we can all do to build resilience as we face this unprecedented moment in our personal and professional lives.
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Learn about two new price transparency rules, how stakeholders are reacting, and what the rules mean for hospitals, insurers, and patients in the US health care system.
Thursday, January 30, 2020
In honor of Black History Month, IMPAQ recognizes the accomplishments of prominent African American researchers, economists, mathematicians, and sociologists, whose pivotal contributions to their fields make our work possible today.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
In a new post on the Health Affairs Blog, It’s Time To Address The Role Of Implicit Bias Within Health Care Delivery, IMPAQ President Dr. Adaeze Enekwechi, along with National Quality Forum President and CEO Dr. Shantanu Agrawal, affirm the realities of implicit bias within health care delivery and outline an agenda for reform.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Access to nutritious food is not a certainty for everyone. Learn how IMPAQ is supporting efforts to ensure the world’s abundant food resources are accessible to all. 
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
In 2017-2018, IMPAQ International hosted three scholars from the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Leaders in Equitable Evaluation and Diversity (LEEAD) program. “Who is doing science has significant implications for the questions that are asked, the methods that are chosen, the patterns that are observed, and the recommendations that are made.”1 ​
Friday, August 30, 2019
This day commemorates the achievements of the American worker and recognizes the hard-won efforts of ordinary Americans to demand safer and more humane working conditions in the 19th century. While the landscape of American jobs is vastly different today, many workers still face challenges in securing fair jobs and earning a living wage.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
In the final installment of this four-part blog series, IMPAQ explores steps that employers can take to prevent addiction from developing in their workplace, initiate early interventions, and successfully hire and retain workers in recovery.
Friday, October 19, 2018
Such evidence-based outpatient treatment options should be prioritized as they allow individuals with OUD to continue to work.
Monday, September 10, 2018
Around the country, state and local governments are recognizing the importance of workforce-based opioid recovery programs and moving evidence into practice.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
In this blog post, IMPAQ recognizes the value of employment services to support the recovery of opioid-addicted individuals and strengthen the economy.

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