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Workshops & Events

On this page: Workshops  -  Webinars  -  Seminars  -  Conferences

Workshops

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) conducts several workshops throughout the year. These workshops provide extended knowledge about MEPS data, practical information about usage of MEPS public use data files and an opportunity to construct analytic files with the assistance of AHRQ staff. The workshops are designed for health services researchers who have a background or interest in using national health surveys. For questions regarding MEPS Workshop, please contact Anita Soni at WorkshopInfo@ahrq.hhs.gov.

Date Location Description
Sponsor
April 10, 2018
Rockville, MD
MEPS Data Users' Workshop -
Registration is now open
AHRQ

Webinars

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends (CFACT) conducts several webinars throughout the year. These webinars consist of a variety of MEPS topics designed for individuals interested in doing research using MEPS data. In order to attend the webinar a registration is required.
To register, please email your name and professional affiliation to WorkshopInfo@ahrq.hhs.gov. Log in information will be sent one day before the webinar.

For any questions about upcoming webinars, please contact WorkshopInfo@ahrq.hhs.gov.

Date Time Topic
Presenter
No webinars are currently scheduled.

Seminars

AHRQ's Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends regularly sponsors academic-style economic research seminars throughout the year. All seminars are held at the AHRQ headquarters located at 5600 Fishers Lane Rockville, MD 20857, and are open to all who are interested. Registration is required. Please e-mail Ed Miller at Ed.Miller@ahrq.hhs.gov to receive the registration form. If you are interested in receiving a seminar schedule and reminders, please e-mail Ed Miller at the above address.

All seminars take place on Mondays from 10:30am-Noon or on Thursdays from 2:00pm-3:30pm.

For those unable to attend CFACT Seminars in person, the presentations are available in real time via WebEX. Please send Ed Miller your email address at Ed.Miller@ahrq.hhs.gov to receive a WebEX invite with access information.

Date/Time Author(s) Description
Room
Monday
February 26, 2018
10:30am–Noon

Jim Kirby
CFACT

Access to Ambulatory Care across the Rural-Urban Continuum in the U.S.
06NEH01
Monday
March 19, 2018
10:30am–Noon

Steve Machlin
CFACT

Benchmarking MEPS-HC Utilization and Expenditure Estimates: An Overview of Processes and Considerations
07SWH01
Monday
June 4, 2018
10:30am–Noon

Jessica Vistnes
CFACT

TBD
07SWH01

Conferences

Throughout the year, many conferences and workshops are held featuring papers presented by AHRQ personnel. Please contact the conference sponsors for more information about registration and accommodations.

Date Location Description
Sponsor
No conferences are currently scheduled.