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Gerontological Society of America 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting


Wednesday, November 13, 2019 – Sunday, November 17, 2019

Austin Convention Center
500 E Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, TX 78701
United States

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Abt will participate in the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting. GSA brings together more than 4,000 professionals in the field of aging to share and address the latest advancements, research and trends in gerontology. The theme of this year’s meeting is “Strength in Age: Harnessing the Power of Networks,” which aims to answering questions such as “How will we harness social capital in the service of an aging population?”

Abt staff will deliver the following presentations:

Oral Presentations:

Wednesday, November 13, 12:30 p.m.
Hospice Visit Intensity by Physicians and Nurse Practitioners on the General Inpatient Level of Care
Presenter: Thomas Christian, Abt Associates

Wednesday, November 13, 4:30 p.m.
Payroll-Based Staffing Measures for Nursing Homes
Presenter: Qing Zheng, Abt Associates 

Poster Presentations:

Saturday, November 16, 1:30 p.m.
Evaluating an Innovative Use of Civil Monetary Penalty Funds: The MA Supportive Planning and Operations Team (SPOT)
Presenter: Rosanna Bertrand, Abt Associates

Saturday, November 16, 1:30 p.m.
Rates of Hospitalization and Emergency Department Visits and the Quality of Nursing Homes in the U.S.
Presenter: Ian Breunig, Abt Associates

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