Eight IMPAQ Researchers Present at the 2015 AcademyHealth ARM

Monday, July 20, 2015


This year, IMPAQ joined more than 2,400 attendees at AcademyHealth's Annual Research Meeting (ARM) as a Bronze sponsor to discuss health policy implications, sharpen research methods, and network with colleagues from around the world. Watch our AcademyHealth ARM video to view a selection of our poster presentations and learn more about our presence at the conference:

Eight IMPAQ health researchers presented at the conference:

  • Dr. Stacy Farr presented Healthcare-Associated Infection Rates in Ambulatory Surgical Centers.
  • Dr. Alberto Ortega Hinojosa presented Obesity and California Public School’s Neighborhood Environment: An Application of Machine Learning and GIS for Variable Selection and Analysis.
  • Ms. Jennifer Howard presented Implementing a Core Set of Indicators to Examine States’ Efforts in Achieving Person-Centered, Balanced LTSS Systems.
  • Mr. Michael Siers presented Descriptive Evaluation of Healthy Howard’s Community Care Team, a Care Transition Program.
  • Dr. John Scoggins presented Cost and Health Effects of Healthy Incentives, King County Washington’s Award-Winning Workplace Wellness Program.
  • Dr. Muyiwa Tegbe presented The Impact of the Maryland Multi-Payor Patient Centered Medical Home Program on Healthcare Disparity.
  • Ms. Justine Wagner presented Impact of Medicare FFS Data on Provider Performance in Oregon and Central New Mexico.
  • Dr. Lanlan Xu presented The Legal Gain: The Impact of the 1986 Amnesty Program on Immigrants’ Access to and Use of Health Care.