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Abt Associates experts are leading discussions and giving a number of oral and poster presentations at AcademyHealth’s 2017 Annual Research Meeting, held from June 25-27 in New Orleans, La. The meeting is a chance to share important findings and move research into action to improve health and health care. 

Abt staff will talk about their research on, among other things:
“We at Abt are working to improve the body of knowledge on and delivery of health care on several fronts,” said Terry Moore, vice president for Health Policy at Abt Associates. “These include putting safer opioid prescribing policies into use, evaluating Health Care Innovation Awards, and examining whether or not Medicare’s home health prospective payment system over-incentivizes therapy visits.

View the entire list of Abt’s presentations at AcademyHealth.

Visit Abt at booth 208/210.

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Abt Presentations

Monday, June 26
9:30 - 11:00 a.m., Bolden 5
Session: Structural and Organizational Factors that Influence Care Quality and Outcomes
Abt Chair: Sara Galantowicz
Co-chair: Chris Frenier, Minnesota Department of Health
5:00 - 6:30 p.m., Strand 12

Session: Issues in Post-Acute Care: ACOs, Home Health, and Skilled Nursing
Abt Chair: Michael Plotzke
Tuesday, June 27
8:00 - 9:30 a.m., Celestin B/C
Session: Contemporary Measurement Challenges in Health Services Research
Abt Chair: Matthew Trombley
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