2024.03.21 – Disparities in Care Transitions for Individuals with TBI (Live Webinar)

A David Strauss Clinical webinar featuring Amol Karmarkar, Ph.D. Airs live at 3 p.m. ET on March 21, 2024.

After you register, you will receive an email with instructions on how to log in to the webinar. Please make sure to whitelist @biausa.org to ensure you receive the instructions.

In this David Strauss Clinical webinar, Amol Karmarkar, Ph.D. will discuss his research on disparities in care transitions for individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Using the Virginia All-Payer Claims Database (APCD), he examined care transition patterns after acute hospitalization and disparities associated with gender, race/ethnicity, insurance status, and location of residence. In addition, he examined the association between care transitions and the risk of 30- and 90-day hospital readmission.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss disparities associated with care transitions in individuals with TBI.
  • Describe the 30- and 90-day hospital readmission risk across three post-acute settings.


Includes 1 ACBIS CEU.

Speaker Bio

Amol M. Karmarkar, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is the Director of Research at Sheltering Arms Institute (SAI), a 114-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital. He also has a secondary appointment at Central Virginia Veterans Healthcare System (Richmond VA Medical Center). Dr. Karmarkar is a health services researcher, clinically trained as an Occupational Therapist, with advanced training in public health and Epidemiology. His research expertise is related to health services with a focus on the utilization of health services in acute, post-acute, and community-based settings and outcomes related to receipt of these services. He utilizes Medicare, Medicaid, commercial claims, all-payer claims, and Electronic Health Records from both civilians and Veterans for his research work.


BIAA Webinar Cancellation and Refund Policy for Live Webinars

Registration cancellations must be emailed to customerservice@biausa.org. Refund Eligibility: Webinar registration fees are refundable if submitted no later than 24 hours before the scheduled webinar date/start time. Refunds are subject to a $10 cancellation fee. Cancellations received less than 24 hours before the scheduled webinar date/start time will not be refunded. If you are unable to attend the live webinar, you can request access to the recorded webinar. If we cancel a webinar due to circumstances beyond our control, we will notify attendees with as much advance notice as possible. Attendees will be given the opportunity to transfer their registration to another webinar or obtain a full refund.

Refunds are Not Provided for the Following Reasons: 1. Attendee Technology. It is the responsibility of the webinar attendee to test the computer setup prior to the start of the webinar. If failure with your technology prevents access to the live webinar, you will not be eligible for a refund. If the technical problem is due to our error, we will offer you the choice of access to a copy of the recording or a full refund. 2. Attendee Email. Refunds will not be issued in cases where an attendee did not receive the webinar login instruction email. It is the attendee’s responsibility to contact us if they don’t receive the required login information at least 24 hours prior to the start time of the webinar. 3. Attendee Absence. Attendees who do not participate in the live webinar will not be entitled to a refund.