AIR Experts to Address Health Research and Policy Issues At AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting in Boston

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Experts from the American Institutes for Research (AIR) will discuss health policy issues and applications at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting June 26-28, 2016, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston.

Experts from the American Institutes for Research (AIR) will discuss health policy issues and applications at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting June 26-28, 2016, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston.

AIR experts will share their work on several important health care topics including advance care planning, healthcare costs and patient and family engagement.

AIR researchers will be among 2,400 attendees who will gather to sharpen research methods and network with colleagues from around the world. The conference focuses on the latest research and policy in the field of health and the organization, financing and management of health services. The meeting is also a chance for attendees to learn about the funding priorities of federal agencies and foundations, and to explore the impact of research on improving access and quality of care.

AIR presentations will include the following:

Monday, June 27, 2016

Poster Presentation: Advance Care Planning Concerns for LGBTQ Individuals
8-9:30 a.m.
Exhibit Hall C/D
AIR Presenter: Jane Lowers

Poster Presentation: Increasing the Use of Comparative Quality Information in Maternity Care: Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial
8-9:30 a.m.
Exhibit Hall C/D
AIR Presenter: Maureen Maurer

Poster Presentation: Reimbursement to Performance in Acute Inpatient Care: Lessons from Maryland’s Implementation Experience
8-9:30 a.m.
Exhibit Hall C/D
AIR Presenters: Steven Garfinkel, Christian Evensen, Ying Wang and Yi Lu

Poster Presentation: A Pathway to Measuring Patient and Family Engagement: Prioritizing Engagement Behaviors in the Hospital Setting
8-9:30 a.m.
Exhibit Hall C/D
AIR Presenter: Emily Elstad

Podium Presentation: Does Pay for Performance Work? Evidence from Maryland’s Hospital Acquired Condition Program
10:50 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
Room 200
AIR Presenters: Yi Lu, Ying Wang, Steven Garfinkel and Christian Evensen

To view the full conference program, go to 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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