Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Web Offerings from the VA... Starting Off with Grantee Ciaran Phibbs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Health Services Research & Development Service has released its list of upcoming web sessions... and we were pleased to see INQRI grantee Ciaran Phibbs leading the pack!

Wednesday, December 1, 2:00pm ET

HERC Econometrics Course: Right Hand Side Variables
by Ciaran Phibbs, PhD
Register now.

Ciaran Phibbs, PhD is the Assistant Director of HERC. Dr. Phibbs is a health economist at the Center for Health Care Evaluation and the Cooperative Studies Program Coordinating Center, a Consulting Associate Professor in the Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, and a Research Associate, Center for Health Policy and Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University. His own VA research projects have focused on the demand for VA healthcare and how travel distance and the availability of non-VA alternatives influence veterans use of VA care. In more general terms, his research focuses on the hospital costs and competition. Much of this work has looked at how travel distance effects hospitals, and methods for defining hospital markets. Dr. Phibbs also has a long standing interest in neonatal care.

Additional Events:

Monday, December 6, 1:00pm ET
VIReC Database and Methods Seminar: Measuring Veterans Health Services Use in Medicare (Part 2)
by Denise Hynes, PhD, RN
Register now.

Tuesday, December 7, 12:00pm ET
QUERI Implementation Research: Internet and My HealtheVet Use for Chronic Disease Self-Management
by Keith McInnes, ScD, MS
Register now.

Tuesday, December 14, 1:00pm ET
Spotlight on Evidence-based Synthesis Program: Systematic Literature Review on Women Veteran’s Research
by Bevanne Bean-Mayberry, MD, MHS
Isomi Miake-Lye, BA
Register now.

Wednesday, December 15, 2:00pm ET
HERC Econometrics Course: Research Design
by Jean Yoon, PhD
Register now.

Thursday, December 16, 12:00pm ET
Timely Topics of Interest: Using Evaluation to Improve our Work: A Resource Guide
by Michael Davies, MD
Joe Francis, MD, MPH
Dede Ordin, MD, MPH
Susanne Salem-Schatz, ScD
Register now.

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