Health Services Research Colloquium

Health Services Research Colloquium

The Health Services Research Colloquium features researchers from across the country discussing current topics and trends in the area of health services research. Join us for informative and interactive presentations each semester. Remote attendees have the opportunity to participate via Adobe Connect. See details below. The colloquium is sponsored by the Center for Health Care and Policy Research and the Department of Health Policy and Administration

Spring 2015 Schedule:

Mondays, 11:30 – 1:00 p.m. - 118 Keller Building

Adobe Connect Login Website: https://meeting.psu.edu/hsrcolloquium/

Dial-in Number: (712) 775-7031 --- Meeting ID: 890-919-955

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Monday, January 26
Joanne Spetz, Ph.D.
Professor, Institute for Health Policy Studies, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco
Title: “What Predicts a Nurse Practitioner Working in Primary Care?”
* Special Location * 110 Henderson – Bennett Pierce Living Center
(Audio for remote participants will be available through Adobe Connect. No dial-in number is necessary for this presentation.)

Click here to view a recording of Dr. Spetz's presentation from 1/26/15.
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Monday, March 2
Peter Buerhaus, Ph.D.
Professor of Nursing, Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title: “Contributions of Nurse Practitioners and Physicians Providing Primary and Specialty Care: Comparative Analyses of Medicare Claims Data and National Surveys”

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Monday, March 30
Amy Wolaver , Ph.D.
Co-Director, Bucknell Institute for Public Policy, Bucknell University
Title: “Investigating the Feasibility of Using Medical Records to Study Non-Environmental Health Impacts of Marcellus Shale Development"

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Monday, April 20
Sally Stearns, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title: “Medication Adherence and Readmission following Heart Failure Hospitalization”

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Monday, April 27
Adam Atherly, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Health Systems, Management and Policy, University of Colorado, Denver
Title: “Switching Costs and Plan Loyalty in Medicare Part C “

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