Washington, D.C., July 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Experts from the American Institutes for Research (AIR) and IMPAQ will present sessions at the AcademyHealth 2020 Annual Research Meeting, being held July 28 through August 6, 2020. The conference is being held online due to the coronavirus pandemic. Participants will be able to access over 70 hours of content across live virtual presentations and more than 60 on-demand panel sessions.

AcademyHealth is a professional organization that supports and serves health services researchers and policymakers, as well as health care practitioners and stakeholders. The Annual Research Meeting focuses on new research, innovative methods, and robust discussions about the effect of health services research on health policy and practice.

Presentations by AIR and IMPAQ will cover a wide array of topics, including creating innovative tools to address social determinants of health, Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT), improving the quality of care, social risk factors in older adults, and more. In May, AIR acquired IMPAQ, which continues to operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of AIR.

AIR and IMPAQ presentations and posters (grouped by theme) are listed below.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

1:15 – 2:15 p.m. EDT

Poster Session: Aging, Disability, and End-of-Life

Poster Session: Coverage, Access, and Medicaid

Poster Session: Dissemination, Implementation, and Impact

Poster Session: Health Workforce

Poster Session: Mental Health and Substance Use

Poster Session: Methods Research

Poster Session: Organizational Behavior and Management

Poster Session: Social Determinants and Social Needs

Learn more about the virtual conference on the AcademyHealth website and view additional information about IMPAQ’s presence at the meeting.

About AIR

Established in 1946, with headquarters in Washington, D.C., the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance both domestically and internationally in the areas of education, health and the workforce. For more information, visit www.air.org.

About IMPAQ

IMPAQ, established in 2001, is a global policy research and analytics firm delivering evidence that shapes the world. We bring clear answers to the most important questions in health care, economic development, and human services through cutting-edge research, advanced analytics, and technical support. IMPAQ is the parent company of IMPAQ International, Maher & Maher, and ASCEND. IMPAQ is a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Institutes for Research. Learn more at https://www.impaqint.com/.

Dana Tofig
American Institutes for Research
202-403-6347
dtofig@air.org