IMPAQ staff members are encouraged and supported by the firm to present and publish research papers on their own research or on studies that have been performed for our clients. Below are some recent examples of presentations at professional meetings by IMPAQ staff members.
Dr. Lanlan Xu discussed the complex underlying contributing factors for racial and ethnic differences in prescription opioid use.
Dr. Siying Liu presented a study of the role of physician characteristics (race, gender, specialty, and rural/urban location) and beneficiary characteristics (race, gender, age, dual status, and health risk score) in determining the prescription of alternatives to opioids.
Dr. Mithuna Srinivasan and Dr. Jennifer Pooler presented data from a representative survey of U.S. adults over age 50 that assessed food security and other factors, including loneliness, finances, housing and transportation challenges.
Dr. Mithuna Srinivasan described the association between social determinants (food insecurity, loneliness, and barriers to transportation) and older adult health and discussed how food insecurity further impedes good health for those experiencing loneliness and transportation challenges.
Dr. Bo Feng presented the results of an evaluation of the effect of the first six years of the Food and Drug Administration's tobacco retailer compliance check program, which includes underage buyer ?sting? inspections, on youth cigarette purchasing and tobacco use patterns.
Dr. Guido Cataife presented this poster that discusses using the less stringent generalized difference-in differences model (GDD) for policy evaluations in situations where a difference-in-differences (DD) model might be used.
Katherine Harris presented the results of an evaluation of the Graduate Nurse Education project and its effects on increasing APRN student enrollment and graduations for the Health Economics interest group at AcademyHealth ARM 2018.
Leanne Clark-Shirley presented this poster with results of an evaluation of the Graduate Nurse Education project and its effects on increasing APRN student enrollment and graduations at the 2018 AcademyHealth Annual Reaearch Meeting.
Innovative design principles combined with on-the-ground consumer partnerships helped to improve the quality of a new consumer assistance tool IMPAQ developed for New Yorkers with chronic conditions.
Ben Shirley presented this poster of a study to determine the effect of an actuarial value threshold change on out-of-pocket costs and cost sharing structures for New Yorkers with high-cost chronic health conditions using Affordable Care Act exchange plans.