We are pleased to announce that Insight Policy Research was acquired by Westat, effective June 15, 2022. Branded as “Westat Insight,” we are currently operating as a wholly owned subsidiary of Westat and continue to provide our clients with the best-in-class services they have come to expect. Our combined experience now offers expanded expertise in health, education, and social policy as well as deeper methodological skills in survey research, evaluation, data analytics, and technical assistance. Learn more here.
We are pleased to announce that Insight Policy Research was acquired by Westat, effective June 15, 2022. Branded as “Westat Insight,” we are currently operating as a wholly owned subsidiary of Westat and continue to provide our clients with the best-in-class services they have come to expect. Our combined experience now offers expanded expertise in health, education, and social policy as well as deeper methodological skills in survey research, evaluation, data analytics, and technical assistance. Learn more here.
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AHRQ’s National Nursing Home COVID-19 Coordinating Center

AHRQ’s National Nursing Home COVID-19 Coordinating Center

Project Overview The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) National Nursing Home COVID-19 Action Network (the Network) provides training to nursing homes nationwide on preventing and containing COVID-19. To complement and support this work, AHRQ established the Nursing Home COVID-19 Coordinating Center (NHCCC). NHCCC’s tasks include engaging scientific and policy stakeholders to identify needs[...]

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Retinal Prostheses in the Medicare Population

Project Overview Insight assessed risks and outcomes associated with retinal prosthetic sight restoration technology in the Medicare population. Retinal prostheses might significantly improve the eyesight of severely visually impaired patients with retina-related vision loss, including macular degeneration. Such improvements might enhance health-related quality of life and daily living activities measures for these patients. Recent technological[...]

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Personal Health Information Management and the Design of Consumer Health Information Technology

Project Overview This project characterized the methods individuals use to manage their health information, establish an action agenda for how personal health information management (PHIM) practices can be supported by health information technology (IT), and proposed recommendations for moving the agenda forward. The research informed the design of effective consumer health IT systems by identifying[...]

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Phase II of a Longitudinal Program Evaluation of HHS Healthcare-Associated Infections National Action Plan

Project Overview In 2009, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) instituted the National Action Plan to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) as a systematic effort to reduce HAIs and associated morbidity, mortality, and costs. Under this contract, Insight expanded on an iterative longitudinal evaluation of the plan, which included quality improvement activities and[...]

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