Press Releases and News

September 03, 2014
IMPAQ International, LLC today announces four high-level additions to its research staff including Dr. Jesse Levy, Dr. Katherine Harris, Dr. Namratha Swamy and Dr. Maurice Kugler. “As IMPAQ continues to grow, we are actively tapping the best talent to deliver high quality, industry leading research,” stated IMPAQ’s Chief Program Officer, David Baker, Ph.D. “Adding these exceptional professionals to our team will help propel IMPAQ to the next level of growth.”
July 30, 2014
A quasi-experimental evaluation study of the National Fund for Workforce Solutions (NFWS) Social Innovation Fund (SIF) conducted by IMPAQ International, LLC is highlighted in a report recently released by the White House.
July 29, 2014
Dr. Jacob M. Benus, Executive Vice President and Director of Research at IMPAQ, recently presented a paper at a White House conference to discuss the value of low-cost Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs) and their ability to effectively drive social spending.  The conference was hosted by the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy. As one of four presenters of illustrative examples of Low Cost RCT’s producing policy-important findings, Dr. Benus presented a workforce development project that IMPAQ conducted for the U.S.
July 15, 2014
IMPAQ International is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the Research, Measurement, Assessment, Design and Analysis (RMADA) indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
June 23, 2014
IMPAQ International is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of The Washington Post Top Workplaces. “We are honored to have been selected for the award, particularly because the judges are our employees.” stated IMPAQ President Avi Benus. “At IMPAQ, we strive to create a work environment in which our employees can thrive collectively and individually.”
June 17, 2014
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently posted IMPAQ International’s report - Using Workforce Data Quality Databases to Develop and Improve Consumer Report Card Systems – on its website. Contracted by DOL’s Chief Evaluation Office (CEO), IMPAQ and its partners, New Horizons Economic Research and the Urban Institute, conducted a study to understand the connections between the Workforce Data Quality Initiative (WDQI) and state efforts to develop Consumer Report Card Systems (CRCSs).
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.
May 06, 2014
The Baltimore Business Journal recently released the list of the Largest Defense and Federal Contractors Based in Greater Baltimore area On Friday March 28, 2014. On the list, IMPAQ International ranked as the 13th largest Baltimore area contractor. Rankings are determined by the amount of federal contracts awarded in Maryland in 2013, based on data from The Baltimore Business Journal is the top news source for breaking business news in the Greater Baltimore area. 
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.