Brown health policy researchers present at AcademyHealth

June 15, 2016

AcademyHealth, established in 2000, is the professional home and leading national organization for health services researchers, policymakers, and health care practitioners and stakeholders. Together with its members, AcademyHealth works to improve the health and the performance of the health system by supporting the production and use of evidence to inform policy and practice.

For more than 30 years, AcademyHealth's Annual Research Meeting (ARM) has been the premier forum for health services research, where more than 2,400 attendees gather to discuss health policy implications, sharpen research methods, and network with colleagues from around the world. 

This year’s conference in Boston will feature the work of several Brown University School of Public Health researchers who will both deliver podium presentations and take part in the poster session. Access full conference agenda.

The following is a list of some of the presentations by Brown faculty and students who are taking part in the conference:

June 25, 2016

Interest Group Poster Presentation: Gadbois, E.A., Tyler, D.A., & Mor, V. Patients’ Experiences Transitioning to Post-Acute Care in Skilled Nursing Facilities. June 25, 12:30-2:30PM. Poster: LTSS273

Interest Group Poster Presentation: Tyler, D.A., Gadbois, E.A., & Mor, V. Flying Blind: Patient Choice of Post-Acute Care Provider & Hospital Accountability. June 25, 12:30-2:30PM, Poster: LTSS272.

Interest Group Poster Presentation: Winblad, U., McHugh, J., Shield, R.R., Gadbois, E.A., & Tyler, D.A. How do hospitals that are part of ACOs lower readmission rates? June 25, 12:30-2:30PM, Poster: LTSS293.

Interest Group Presentation: Kosar, C., & Thomas, K. Patients Admitted to Nursing Homes with Delirium are at High Risk for Adverse Outcomes. LTSS Interest Group, Oral Presentations Part 1, June 25, 3:15PM-4:15PM.

Interest Group Presentation: McHugh, J., Shield, R.R., Winblad, U., Rahman, M., Gadbois, E.A., Zinn, J., Mor, V., & Tyler, D.A. Hospitals’ Response to Readmission Penalties – Post-Discharge Care Management Approaches. LTSS Interest Group, Oral Presentations Part 1, June 25, 3:15PM-4:15PM.

June 26, 2016

Podium Presentation: Gadbois, Tyler, Mor. Patients’ Experiences Transitioning to Post-Acute Care in Skilled Nursing Facilities. Presenting in Improving the Nursing Home Journey, from Facility Selection through Clinical Quality of Care, June 26, 10:30AM-12PM, Hynes Convention Center, 203.

Podium Presentation: Mitchell, S.L., Mor, V., Gozalo, P., Servadio, J., & Teno, J. The Decline in Feeding Tubes Insertion Rates in Nursing Home Residents with Advanced Dementia from 2000-2014. Presenting in Improving the Nursing Home Journey, from Facility Selection through Clinical Quality of Care, June 26, 10:30AM-12PM, Hynes Convention Center, 203.

Poster Presentation: McHugh, J., Shield, R.R., Winblad, U., Rahman, M., Gadbois, E.A., Zinn, J., Mor, V., & Tyler, D.A. Hospitals’ Response to Readmission Penalties – Post-Discharge Care Management Approaches. Poster Session: Organizational Behavior and Management, June 26, 12:15PM-1:45PM, Hynes Convention Center, Exhibit Hall C/D, Poster Number: 529.

Poster Presentation: Rahman, M., & Mor, V. The Role of Medicare Advantage Plans in Beneficiaries’ Switching to Traditional Medicare after Nursing Home Care Use. Poster Session: Organizational Behavior and Management, June 26, 12:15PM-1:45PM, Hynes Convention Center, Exhibit Hall C/D, Poster Number: 534.

Poster Presentation: Tyler, D.A., McHugh, J., Shield, R.R., Winblad, U., & Gadbois, E.A. The Unintended Consequences of Reduced Skilled Nursing Facility Length of Stay. Poster Session: Organizational Behavior and Management, June 26, 12:15PM-1:45PM, Hynes Convention Center, Exhibit Hall C/D, Poster Number: 543.

Poster Presentation: Tyler, D.A., Gadbois, E.A., & Mor, V. Flying Blind: Patient Choice of Post-Acute Care Provider and Hospital Accountability. Poster Session: Medicare, June 26, 12:15PM-1:45PM, Hynes Convention Center, Exhibit Hall C/D, Poster Number: 436.

Podium Presentation: Rahman, M., Grabowski, D., & Norton, E. Causal relationship between SNF’s historical rehospitalization rate and patient’s likelihood of 30 day rehospitalization. Presenting in Delivery and Payment Innovations, June 26, 4:00PM-5:30PM, Hynes Convention Center, 200.

June 27, 2016

Poster Presentation: Gozalo, P., Teno, J., Meltzer, D., & Mor, V. The Impact of Fragmentation of Physician Care during a Hospitalization on Patient Outcomes: Feeding Tube Insertion Among Nursing Home Patients with Advanced Dementia. Poster Session: Improving Safety, Quality, and Value, June 27, 8:00AM-9:30AM, Hynes Convention Center, Exhibit Hall C/D, Poster Number: 740.

Poster Presentation: Rivera-Hernandez, M., Rahman, M., Mor, V., & Trivedi, A. Skilled Nursing Facilities That Disproportionately Serve Black and Hispanic Patients in the United States. Poster Session: Aging, Disability, and End-of-Life, June 27, 8:00AM-9:30AM, Hynes Convention Center, Exhibit Hall C/D, Poster Number: 614.

Poster Presentation: Teno, J., Gozalo, P., Khandelwal, N., Curtis, J.R., Meltzer, D., Engelberg, R., & Mor, V. The Use of Step Down and ICU Beds Among Persons with Advanced Medical Illness and Severe Functional Impairment. Poster Session: Aging, Disability, and End-of-Life, June 27, 8:00AM-9:30AM, Hynes Convention Center, Exhibit Hall C/D, Poster Number: 624.

Poster Presentation: Teno, J., Gozalo, P., Khandelwal, N., Curtis, J.R., Meltzer, D., Engelberg, R., & Mor, V. Outcomes and Predictors of the Use of Mechanical Ventilation Among NH Residents with Advance Dementia:  Preferences, Socio-demographics, Existing Diagnosis, and ICU Bed Supply. Poster Session: Aging, Disability, and End-of-Life, June 27, 8:00AM-9:30AM, Hynes Convention Center, Exhibit Hall C/D, Poster Number 623. 

Poster Presentation: Thomas, K., Baier, R., Kosar, C., Ogarek, J.A., & Mor, V. Music & Memory Improves Outcomes for Nursing Home Residents with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias. Poster Session: Aging, Disability, and End-of-Life, June 27, 8:00AM-9:30AM, Hynes Convention Center, Exhibit Hall C/D, Poster Number: 625.

Poster Presentation: Thomas, K., Ogarek, J.A., Gozalo, P., Teno, J., & Mor, V. Development and Validation of the Nursing Home Minimum Data Set 3.0 Mortality Risk Score (MRS3). Poster Session: Aging, Disability, and End-of-Life, June 27, 8:00AM-9:30AM, Hynes Convention Center, Exhibit Hall C/D, Poster Number: 627.