American Institutes for Research to Send Health Experts to Present at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting

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The American Institutes for Research (AIR) will send experts in health care, health practice and health policy to the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (ARM), being held June 8-10, 2014, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA. AIR staff will give presentations on a wide range of health issues, such as how Health Insurance Marketplaces can successfully attract and retain consumers; measuring long term care preferences; and developing an innovative intervention to increase the use of maternity care quality information by consumers.

The American Institutes for Research (AIR) will send experts in health care, health practice and health policy to the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (ARM), being held June 8-10, 2014, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA. AIR staff will give presentations on a wide range of health issues, such as how Health Insurance Marketplaces can successfully attract and retain consumers; measuring long term care preferences; and developing an innovative intervention to increase the use of maternity care quality information by consumers.

AcademyHealth’s ARM convenes a broad community of health services research professionals seeking to improve health care and promotes interactions across health services research and policy. For the past 30 years, ARM has provided a forum for over 2,400 health services researchers to discuss health policy implications, share research methods and network with other professionals from around the world.

Presentations by AIR health experts include:

Sunday, June 8, 2014

  •     Developing an Innovative Intervention to Increase the Use of Maternity Care Quality Information by Consumers

Poster Session: A
Time: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
AIR Presenter: Kirsten Firminger

Monday June 9, 2014

  •     Developing CAHPS for Cancer Care Prototype Survey: Progress and Next Steps

Session Title: Listen: Refinements and New Applications of Patient Experience Measures
Time: 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
AIR Presenter: Christian T. Evensen

  •     Adapting the CAHPS® Child Medicaid Survey for Use in the Health Insurance Marketplaces: Methodological Challenges and Opportunities

Poster Session: B
Time: 9:45 AM - 11:15 AM
AIR Presenter: Coretta Mallery

  •     Consumer Understanding of the Health Insurance Marketplaces: Insight into How Marketplaces Can Successfully Attract and Retain Consumers

Poster Session: B
Time: 9:45 AM - 11:15 AM
AIR Presenter: HarmoniJoie Noel

  •     Development of the Health Insurance Literacy Measure (HILM): Conceptualizing and Measuring Consumer Ability to Choose and Use Private Health Insurance

Poster Session: B
Time: 9:45 AM - 11:15 AM
AIR Presenter: Christopher Pugliese

  •     Sampling and Analysis Issues Related to the CMS Consumer Experience Surveys for Health Insurance Marketplaces and Qualified Health Plans

Poster Session: B
Time: 9:45 AM - 11:15 AM
AIR Presenter: Christian T. Evensen

Tuesday, June 10

  •     Measuring Long Term Care Preferences

Poster Session: C
Time: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
AIR Presenter: Jing Guo

  •     Supporting Safety Net Providers’ Measurement of Population Health, Patient Experience, and Costs

Poster Session: C
Time: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
AIR Presenter: Grace Wang

  •     Evaluation of a Public-Private Partnership: Sacramento County’s Respite Partnership Collaborative Innovation Project

Poster Session: C
Time: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
AIR Presenter: Grace Wang

  •     Consumers’ Early Care Experiences Using Health Insurance Marketplace Qualified Health Plans: Preliminary Findings from California

Late-Breaking Abstract Session: The ACA and Early Performance
Time: 10:45 AM – 12:15 PM
AIR Presenter: Brandy Farrar

For more information about the conference, visit the AcademyHealth website.

About AIR
Established in 1946, with headquarters in Washington, D.C., the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance both domestically and internationally in the areas of health, education and workforce productivity. For more information, visit http://www.air.org.

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