Press Releases and News

May 12, 2014
IMPAQ International, a public policy research and evaluation firm, is proud to be have been awarded the 2014 James W. Rouse Diversity Award from the Chesapeake Human Resources Association (CHRA). The James W. Rouse Diversity Award honors the innovative strategies that businesses have developed and implemented to advance the concept and spirit of diversity.  The award is given to the organization that demonstrates the very best diversity initiatives.
March 13, 2014
The Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC), an independent agency whose mission is to plan for health system needs, recently posted IMPAQ International’s Evaluation of the Maryland Multi-Payor Patient Centered Medical Home Program (MMPP) report. The Maryland Health Care Commission launched the MMPP on April 14, 2011 as a three-year pilot in response to a legislative ma
March 07, 2014
IMPAQ International, a research, evaluation, technical assistance and technology solutions firm with offices in Columbia, MD, Washington, DC and Oakland, CA announced today that it has been awarded the United States GSA IT Schedule 70 contract as a small business.  IT Schedule 70 is the largest, most widely used acquisition vehicle in the Federal Government. Under the contract, IMPAQ joins a federally approved list of select providers of IT services and solutions.
February 14, 2014
IMPAQ International announced today that the Company’s experimental evaluation of the Nevada Reemployment and Eligibility Assessment (REA) program has been identified by the Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy’s Top Tier Evidence Initiative as having met the Congressional "Near Top Tier" Evidence Standard.
February 05, 2014
IMPAQ International announced today that Dr. Teerachat Techapaisarnjaroenkij, a Senior Research Analyst with the company’s Labor Division, has been selected by the Eastern Economic Association (EEA) as the recipient  of the group’s Eckstein Prize for 2011/2012.
January 27, 2014
IMPAQ International announced that Mr. Roman Ponos has joined the company as Vice President, International Development. In his new role he will lead the company’s efforts to consolidate and expand its growing international development portfolio, while also managing IMPAQ’s ongoing global projects.
January 24, 2014
Independent evaluators have found that measurable progress in reducing the rates of some targeted healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) has been achieved under the umbrella of a national plan to prevent HAIs that was developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The evaluation appears in a special February supplement to Medical Care. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.  
January 07, 2014
To help payers and providers better estimate the likelihood of success for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute (HCI3), a not for profit that develops and tests payment innovation models, and IMPAQ International, a research, evaluation, survey and technical assistance firm, have teamed up to develop an online calculator.
December 23, 2013
IMPAQ International recently released a roster of technical experts selected to assist the company in developing and presenting recommendations on a quality performance strategy for the Comprehensive End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Care Initiative, a Medicare payment model being piloted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
November 05, 2013
IMPAQ International, a premier research, evaluation, survey and technical assistance firm, announced today that it had acquired Berkeley Policy Associates (BPA), a public policy research and consulting firm with capabilities across a broad spectrum of substantive areas, and based in Oakland, California. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.