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Insight Policy Research joins Westat!

Effective June 15, 2022, Insight Policy Research is pleased to announce we have been acquired by Westat, Inc. Over the past 22 years, our award-winning small business has developed a national reputation for providing trusted research, data analytics and visualization, and technical assistance. Westat has been a reliable partner over the past decade, with a[...]

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Insight Policy Research to monitor and evaluate CMS’s End-Stage Renal Disease Quality Improvement Program

Insight Policy Research (Insight) was awarded a $5.8 million, 5-year contract to monitor and evaluate the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Quality Improvement Program (QIP). First implemented in 2012, the ESRD QIP is a value-based purchasing program whereby dialysis facilities receive a prospective payment for their patient care, provided[...]

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Insight at AAPOR

Debbie Wright, Insight’s Director of Data Collection Services, is presenting at AAPOR on conducting a national health survey during the COVID-19 pandemic. Join her virtually at AAPOR’s 76th Annual Conference, Friday, May 14 at 12:00 p.m. to hear about variation in response patterns and lessons learned.

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Insight turns 20!

We are very excited to announce that Insight turns 20 today! Our work continues and builds on the strong foundation we created two decades ago—addressing issues that affect vulnerable populations. Our work over these years has involved rigorous program evaluations, technical assistance that effectively translates evidence-based research into practice, and cutting-edge data analytics and visualizations.[...]

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2021 SREE Leadership

Insight is pleased to announce that on January 1, 2021, Lashawn Richburg-Hayes, Vice President of Insight Policy Research, assumed the role of President for the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness (SREE). This work will be critical this year as researchers work to help educators address both equity issues in education and the consequences of[...]

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OPRE Releases Resource List on Open Science from Insight Researchers

Insight is pleased to share a new resource list based on OPRE’s 2019 Methods Meeting, Methods for Promoting Open Science in Social Policy Research, compiled by Insight’s Dani Hansen and Rachel Holzwart. This document highlights federal initiatives and policies that support open science, the process of registering study plans in a repository before beginning a[...]

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Insight Researchers Featured at APPAM’s 2020 Annual Fall Research Conference

This Friday, November 13, at 2 p.m., Scott Cody will participate in a roundtable to discuss the risks of drawing erroneous conclusions from evaluation evidence and strategies for mitigating those risks. At the same time, Kathy Wroblewska will be describing Insight’s work to assess effective practices for containing food costs in the Special Supplemental Nutrition[...]

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Insight Researchers Featured at OPRE’s 2020 Research and Evaluation Conference on Self-Sufficiency (RECS)

Insight’s Jackson Miller and Rachel Gaddes are pleased to present at this year’s Research and Evaluation Conference on Self-Sufficiency (RECS) on topics and strategies to better understand and facilitate employment and self-sufficiency among low-income families. Jackson Miller will discuss findings and promising practices based on a needs assessment of disconnected youth on Tuesday, October 20,[...]

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