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HCUP Calendar - Events
This calendar provides information on HCUP events. HCUP is developed by AHRQ through a Federal-State-Industry partnership.
 
 
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Updated 5/18/16
June 12-15, 2016 American Society of Health Economists
NEW
Preconference Workshop, Podium Presentation, Poster Presentations, Exhibit Booth
Location: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Other Information: Visit the ASHEcon Web site.
Summary: AHRQ will sponsor a number of activities during ASHEcon's 6th Biennial Conference.

    Preconference Workshop

    June 12 at 1:00 P.M., HCUP staff will present a pre-conference workshop entitled Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Research Databases for Health Economics.

    Podium Presentation

    June 14 at 3:30 P.M., HCUP staff will present a podium presentation entitled Hospital Cost and Quality Trends before and after ACO Adoption.

    Poster Presentations

    June 14, HCUP staff will be present five poster presentations. Representatives will be available to provide information and answer questions.

    The presentations are entitled:
    • Large-Scale Impact of the Dependent Care Coverage Expansion to Age 26
    • The Impact of Health System Affiliation on Hospital Resource Use Intensity and Quality of Care
    • The Affordable Care Act Medicaid Coverage Expansion and Changes in Hospital Inpatient Utilization
    • Discharge Level Planning and Hospital Readmissions
    • Geographic Variation in Uninsurance and Changes in Hospital Inpatient Utilization in the Pre-ACA vs. Post ACA Periods

    Exhibit Booth

    June 12-15, AHRQ will sponsor an exhibit booth. Representatives will be available to provide information and answer questions.

June 26-28, 2016 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (ARM)
NEW
Preconference Workshop, Interest Group Sessions, Adjunct Session, Podium Presentations, Poster Presentations, Exhibit Booth
Location: Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA
Other Information: Visit the Academy Health ARM Web site.
Summary: AHRQ will sponsor a number of activities during the AcademyHealth 2016 Annual Research Meeting.

    Preconference Workshop: HCUP In-Depth: A Hands-on Workshop Using National Data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project

    June 25 at 1:00 P.M., AHRQ staff will provide a 4-hour pre-conference workshop. The session will provide information on utilizing HCUP Databases and how to conduct cross sectional analyses, with a specific hands-on opportunity to use the new 2013 Nationwide Readmissions Database (NRD).

    Interest Group Sessions

    June 25 at 9:30 A.M., HCUP staff will present a podium presentation entitled The Impact of Health Information Exchanges on Emergency Department Length of Stay.

    June 25 at 11:00 A.M., HCUP staff will present two podium presentations. Representatives will be available to answer questions.

    The presentations are entitled:
    • Association Between the Opening of Retail Clinics and Low-Acuity Emergency Department Visits
    • The Affordable Care Act Medicaid Coverage Expansion and Changes in Hospital Inpatient Utilization.

    June 25 at 12:30 P.M., HCUP staff will present a podium presentation entitled Geographic Variation in Uninsurance and Changes in Hospital Inpatient Utilization: Pre-ACA Vs. Post ACA Analysis.

    Adjunct Session: HCUP Outstanding Article of the Year Award Announcement

    June 27 at 7:00 A.M., HCUP staff will announce the recipients of the 2015 HCUP Outstanding Article of the Year Award during an adjunct session. Attendees will be entered in a drawing for a free HCUP Nationwide Database. Please note, attendance and completion of an HCUP Data Use Agreement is required for eligibility.

    Podium Presentations

    June 26 at 2:00 P.M., HCUP staff will present a podium presentation entitled Comorbidity Indices for Identifying Increased Risk of Readmission or in-Hospital Mortality Using Hospital Administrative Data.

    June 26 at 3:00 P.M., HCUP staff will present a podium presentation entitled Comparing Resource Use Between Medicare Advantage and Traditional Medicare. Do Service Lines Matter?

    Poster Presentations

    June 26 at 12:15 P.M., HCUP staff will be presenting one poster presentation entitled Impact of Race/Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status on Risk-Adjusted Readmission Rates: Implications for the CMS Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program.

    June 27 at 8:00 A.M., HCUP staff will be presenting three poster presentations. Representatives will be available to answer questions.

    The posters are entitled:
    • Growth of Observation Services in Hospital-Based Acute Care: Trends Across Payers
    • Inpatient Admissions after Discharge from an Emergency Department for Chest Symptoms
    • Association Between the Opening of Retail Clinics and Low-Acuity Emergency Department Visits

    June 27 at 6:30 P.M., HCUP staff will be presenting six poster presentations. Representatives will be available to answer questions.

    The posters are entitled:
    • Features of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs and Their Relationship to Hospital Utilization for Opioid-Related Diagnoses
    • Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Sepsis-Related in Hospital Mortality: The Role of Patient and Hospital Characteristics
    • Age-related disparities in access to trauma centers for patients with severe head injuries following the release of the updated field triage guidelines
    • The Association of Patients' Primary Language with Readmission for High-Volume Hospital Conditions
    • Geographic Variation in Uninsurance and Changes in Hospital Inpatient Utilization: Pre-ACA Vs. Post ACA Analysis
    • Differences in Use of High- and Low-Quality Hospitals Among Working-Age Americans By Insurance Type

    Exhibit Booth

    June 26-28, AHRQ will sponsor an exhibit booth. Representatives will be available to provide information and answer questions.
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Recent Past
May 8-10, 2016 Health Datapalooza Conference
Exhibit Booth
Location: Grand Hyatt, Washington D.C.
Other Information: Visit the Health Datapalooza Web site.
May 3, 2016 Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Annual Meeting
Podium Presentation
Location: Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD
Other Information: Visit the PAS Web site.
April 13-14, 2016 Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) Annual Scientific Session
Poster Presentation
Location: Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA.
Summary: Visit the ENRS Web site.
April 13, 2016 Overview of the HCUP Products and Tools
Webinar
Location: Online
Summary: For similar content, review the HCUP Online Tutorial.
April 6, 2016 Overview of the HCUP Databases
Webinar
Location: Online
Other Information: For similar content, review the HCUP Online Tutorial.
February 3, 2016 National Child Health Policy Conference (CHPC)
Exhibit Booth
Location: Renaissance Washington, Washington D.C.
Other Information: Visit the CHPC Web site.
February 1-2, 2016 National Health Policy Conference (NHPC)
Exhibit Booth
Location: Renaissance Washington, Washington D.C.
Other Information: Visit the NHPC Web site.
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Internet Citation: HCUP Events. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). May 2016. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/news/events.jsp.
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