The popularity of health services research was again evident at the health services research and quality of care oral abstract session on May 30, 2015. About half an hour into the session a crew of conference employees arrived to seat attendees, as the Chicago fire marshal has prohibited standing in the back of conference rooms. Every seat was taken when they finished.
The session was organized into three sub-sessions with three presentations and a discussant in each. The presentations were universally well-done and interesting. In the interests of brevity, I am going to focus on one presentation of each sub-session.
The first sub-session focused on patient-level interventions. Note that promoting such interventions is a priority for our new program, as represented by the creation of our Health Systems and Interventions Research Branch. My early career involvement in... Read more