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2022 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting

Saturday, June 4, 2022 – Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Walter E. Washington Convention Center | Washington, DC

Abt Global will be a proud exhibitor at the 2022 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, which takes place in Washington D.C. on June 4-7, 2022. This year’s conference will focus on new research, innovative methods, and robust discussions about the impact of health services research on health policy and practice.

Visit Booth number 300 to chat with our health experts and join our sessions.


Saturday, June 4 | 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. ET | Independence Salons F/G/H
Medical Service Use by Older Adults
Chair: Sara Galantowicz

Saturday, June 4 | 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. ET | Liberty Salon M
Perspectives on the Oncology Care Model from Participating Practices
Presenting Author: Nathan West
Abt Co-Authors: Jessie Gerteis, Morgan Michaels, Andrea Hassol

Sunday, June 5 | 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. ET | Liberty Salon L
Strategies for Appropriate Opioid Prescribing
Chair: Sarah J. Shoemaker-Hunt, Ph.D., PharmD

Sunday, June 5 | 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. | Independence Salons A/B/C
Innovations in Evaluation Methods and Healthcare Utilization Measurement
Chair: Matt Trombley, Ph.D.

Sunday, June 5 | 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. ET | Room 146 B
Organizational Response to Challenge and Change: Impact on Cost, Competition, and Access
Chair: Caroline Logan, Ph.D.

Monday, June 6 | 9:15 - 10:45 a.m. ET | Liberty Salons N/O/P
What Happens Within Teams of Health Care Workers? Team Dynamics and Team Functioning
Chair: Ellen Childs, Ph.D.

Monday, June 6 | 4:15.- 5:45 p.m. ET | Room 146 B
Patient-Reported Outcomes from the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Evaluation Among Hip Fracture Patients
Presenting Author: Rayan Joneydi, Ph.D.
Abt Co-Authors: Matt Trombley, Ph.D.; Louisa Buatti


Sunday, June 5 | 2:15 – 3:15 p.m. ET
A Framework for Understanding the Impacts of Climate Change on the U.S. Healthcare System and Environmental Justice Implications
Presenting Author: Sarah J. Shoemaker-Hunt, Ph.D., PharmD
Abt Co-Authors: Lisa Grogan-McCulloch; Margaret Black; Ann Loeffler; Stephen Hines, Ph.D.; Jean O'Connor, JD, DrPH; David Cooley; Mark Lorie; Melanie Ward

Screening for and Management of Pain and Psycho-Social Needs by Oncology Practices Participating in the Medicare Oncology Care Model
Presenting Author: Sean McClellan, Ph.D.
Abt Co-Authors: Nathan West, Andrea Hassol

Monday, June 6 | 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. ET
Independently Implementing Opioid Quality Improvement (QI) Interventions: Insights from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Six Building Blocks Project
Presenting Author: Ellen Childs, Ph.D.
Abt Co-Authors: Sarah J. Shoemaker-Hunt, Ph.D., PharmD; Holly Swan, Ph.D.

Opioid Prescribing and Management for Older Adults in Primary Care: Early Insights from the AHRQ Opioids in Older Adults Learning Collaborative
Presenting Author: Sarah J. Shoemaker-Hunt, Ph.D., PharmD
Abt Co-Authors: Ellen Childs, Ph.D.; Nicole Keane; Amy Berninger; Rosanna Bertrand, Ph.D.

Home Health Patients Diagnosed with COVID-19 – Prevalence and Impact on Care Trajectory
Presenting Author: Marisa Roczen
Abt Co-Authors: Morris Hamilton, Ph.D.; Alrick Edwards; Allison Muma

Development of Psychosocial and Spiritual Assessment Items for Hospice
Abt Co-Author: Jennifer Riggs, Ph.D.

Monday, June 6 | 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. ET
Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced Model Evaluation: Care Redesign Activities at Participating Hospitals and Physician Group Practices
Presenting Author: Caroline Logan, Ph.D.

Medicare Home Health Pathways: Examining Health Events Before, Within and Following a Home Health Stay
Presenting Author: Marisa Roczen, Ph.D.
Abt Co-Authors: Michael Plotzke, Ph.D.

Who Gets Hospice Visits at the End of Life: A Look at Medicare's Hospice Service Intensity Add-on Policy
Presenting Author: Michael Plotzke, Ph.D.
Abt Co-Author: Thomas Christian, Ph.D.

Utilization of the Home Infusion Therapy Benefit During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
Presenting Author: Mary Juergens
Abt Co-Authors: Qing Zheng, Ph.D., Michael Plotzke, Ph.D.

Patient-Reported Outcomes Under the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) Advanced Model
Presenting Author: Matt Trombley, Ph.D.

CMS Hospice Quality Reporting Program Standardized Assessment Development: Hospice Outcomes and Patient Evaluation (HOPE)
Presenting Author: Jennifer Riggs, PhD, RN


In addition to our presentations, Abt Global is co-hosting the following events:

Sunday, June 5

7:00 – 8:00 a.m. ET
Meet the Experts Student Breakfast
Moderator: Michael Plotzke,Ph.D.

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. ET
Job Fair

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Walter E. Washington Convention Center | Washington, DC