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Live Streaming Sessions at the 2019 HSR&D/QUERI National Meeting

If you're unable to join us for the 2019 HSR&D/QUERI National Meeting, you can still be updated on the latest HSR&D news — just join the live presentations of your choosing (see list of available sessions below). Please join us as we live stream all plenary sessions and select presentations from the National Meeting via GotoWebinar. For a full description of a session, click on the "register" button for that session.

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Tuesday, October 29, 3:30pm - 5:00pm ET
   Community Care — Paper Session
  • Moderator: Kristin Mattocks, PhD, MPH
  • Innovation to Impact: Implementing Transitions of Care Intervention for Veterans Transtioning from Community Hospitals to VA Primary Care, Roman Ayele
  • Impact of Community Care on Time to Treatment in Veterans Diagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Bhavika Kaul, MD
  • The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Veterans' Use of VA Outpatient Care, Elizabeth Tarlov, PhD
  • Veteran-Directed Care and Other Purchased Care Service Recipients Have Similar Cost and Hospitalization Trajectories, Yingzhe Yuan, MPH
  • Can Non-VA Community Care Meet the Gaps in VA Gynecology Care?, Sarah Friedman, PhD
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Wednesday, October 30, 8:00am - 9:30am ET
   Opening Plenary Session — National Meeting 2019

Welcoming Remarks and HSR&D/QUERI "State of the Service"
2017 Under Secretary's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Health Services Research

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Wednesday, October 30, 9:45am - 11:15am ET
   Pain and Opioids — Workshop

Pain and Opioids: State of the Science and Partner Priorities, Will Becker, MD

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Wednesday, October 30, 11:30am - 1:00pm ET
   Veteran Engagement I — Paper Session
  • Moderator: Gala True, PhD
  • Development of a Veteran-Centered Measure of Healthcare Engagement, Rachel Kimerling, PhD
  • Engaging Women Veterans through a Patient-Facing Web-based Reproductive Planning Decision Support Tool: A Pilot Study in VA Primary Care, Lisa Callegari, MD, MPH
  • Enhancing Participation, Engagement, and Satisfaction in Preventive Care Services Among Women Veterans with Prediabetes, Tannaz Moin, MD, MBA, MSHS
  • Empowering Patients in Chronic Care: Randomized Clinical Trial of a Whole Health Intervention, LeChauncy Woodard, MD, MPH
  • Improving Post-Incarceration Reentry Support for Veterans with Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders: Application of the Collaborative Care Model, Bo Kim, PhD
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Wednesday, October 30, 1:45pm - 3:15 ET
   Plenary Session B

Presentation of the 2018 Under Secretary's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Health Services Research
Veteran Remarks
Panel Discussion: Impact of Research on a Learning Healthcare System

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Wednesday, October 30, 3:30pm - 5:00pm ET
   Challenges in PTSD Care — Paper Session
  • Moderator: Paula Schnurr, PhD
  • "She Still Doesn't Know Me." Describing the Divergent Experiences of Veterans who Complete Versus Discontinue Trauma-Focused Therapy for PTSD, Shannon Kehle-Forbes, PhD
  • When to Modify Evidence-Based PTSD Treatment: An Analysis of Diminishing Returns in VA Patients Undergoing PE and CPT, Rebecca Sripada, PhD
  • A Systematic Review of 38 Years of PTSD Research: Groundwork for a Publicly Available Repository of Randomized Controlled Trials, Maya O'Neil, PhD
  • Factors Associated with Completing Evidence-Based Psychotherapy for PTSD among Veterans in a National Healthcare System, Shira Maguen, PhD
  • Trust in VA, Experiences of Care, and Perceived Quality Impact Preference for Setting of Future Care among Veterans with PTSD, Erin Finley, PhD, MPH
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Wednesday, October 30, 5:15pm - 6:45pm ET
   Opioid Use Disorder — Paper Session
  • Moderator: Ben Morasco, PhD
  • Prescribing Outcomes over Six Months after Implementation of VA Stepped Care for Opioid Use Disorder Train-the-Trainer Initiative, Eric Hawkins, PhD
  • Advancing Pharmacological Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder (ADaPT-OUD): Implementation Phase, Hildi Hagedorn, PhD
  • An Evaluation of the Supporting Chart Documentation of Incident Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) Diagnoses via Chart Review, Benjamin Howell, MD, MPH
  • Opioid-Involved Overdose Mortality in Veterans, 2010 - 2016, Talya Peltzman, PhD
  • Changing Trends in Opioid Overdose Deaths and Prescription Opioid Receipt among Veterans, Allison Lin, MD, MS
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Thursday, October 31, 8:00am - 9:30am ET
   Using Data to Advance a Learning Healthcare System — Plenary Session

Research Presentations
Discussants: Carolyn Clancy, MD and Rachel Ramoni, DMD, ScD

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Thursday, October 31, 9:45am - 12:45pm ET
   Partnership Forum

VA Community Care: Ongoing Evaluation Efforts, Preliminary Analyses, Data Systems, and Emerging Issues in the Implementation of the MISSION Act, Michelle Mengeling, PhD (lead)
Partners: Kameron Matthews, JD, MD, Office of Community Care
Michael Akinyele, MBA, Office of Enterprise Integration

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Thursday, October 31, 9:45am - 11:15am ET
   Veteran Engagement II — Paper Session
  • Moderator: Aimee Kroll-Desrosiers, PhD
  • Developing a Spiritual Assessment Tool for Seriously-ill Veterans, Karen Steinhauser, PhD
  • Striving to Work: A Veteran-Centered Participatory Approach to Identify Strategies to Overcome Employment Barriers, Wendy Hathaway
  • Discussing Mental Health Outcomes in Measurement Based Care: A Qualitative Study of Clinician-Veteran Dyads, Craig Rosen, PhD
  • Characterizing Patient-Reported Quality of Life and Care Satisfaction in a National VA Quality Improvement Program, Shari Rogal, MD, MPH
  • Veterans' Experience of Health Care System Hassles: VA Care Only versus Dual Care, Polly Noel, PhD
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Thursday, October 31, 11:30am - 1:00pm ET
   Mental Health II — Paper Session
  • Moderator: Lisa Brenner, PhD
  • Expanding VA Mental Health Services to Treat Risk for Criminal Recidivism: Findings from an Effectiveness-Implementation Trial, Daniel Blonigen, PhD
  • Randomized Controlled Trial of Motivational Interviewing for Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Attacks, Benjamin Tolchin, MD, MS
  • Veteran and VHA Staff Perspectives on Discussing Lethal Means Safety in Primary Care Settings, Steve Dobscha, MD
  • Leveraging VA Electronic Health Record Data to Assess Associations of Social Determinants of Health with Suicide Risk among Veterans, John Blosnich, PhD, MPH
  • PC-MHI Effects on Treatment Continuation, Andrew Pomerantz, MD
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