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.
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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.
- 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.
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.
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