Abt Associates: Bold thinkers driving real-world impact
Abt staff will present at the upcoming Annual Assembly of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) and the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA). The conference brings together nearly 3,000 researchers and healthcare providers to share research, clinical best practices, and practice-related guidance to advance the specialty and improve patient care.
Thursday, February 23, 4:30 pm
Hospice visit intensity by physicians and nurse practitioners on the general impatient level of care.
Christian, T.J., Teno, J., Gozalo, P., & Plotzke, M
Wednesday, February 22, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
The association between hospital mortality and mortality shortly after hospice admission.
Brodsky, S., Christian, T.J., & Plotzke, M.
Population based measures from administrative data to guide efforts to examine and improve the quality of hospice care.
Plotzke, M, Teno, J., Gozalo, P., & Christian, T.J.
When: February 22-25, 2017
Where: Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ
For more information. visit the conference website.
Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research, evaluation and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and one of the top 40 international development innovators. The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 40 countries.