Altarum Presents at 2019 American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting

Saturday, November 02 - Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Philadelphia, PA


Date & Location

Sat, Nov 02 - Wed, Nov 06, 2019

Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Host Organization

American Public Health Association

Attending the APHA annual meeting in Philadelphia? If so, make sure to stop by booth #1209 to connect with us. Our experts also are presenting work on opioid use and treatment, oral health coordination, eldercare reform strategy, and more. See the schedule and additional details below, and follow us on Twitter for updates at @Altarum.

  • Needs Assessment of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Presentation of survey findings that explored the needs of grandparents raising grandchildren, which was used to help identify the complexities and struggles faced by grandparents raising grandchildren due to parental drug use, as well as to evaluate the existence of community touch-points and trusted resources.
    Presenters: Emily Ehrlich and Christine Stanik
    Sunday, November 3, 5:00-6:00pm
    Pennsylvania Convention Center, Hall AB
  • Evaluation of the Perinatal and Infant Health Quality Improvement (PIOHQI) grant program using a realist approach Discussion about the evaluation findings from the Perinatal Infant Oral Health Quality Program (PIOHQI) grants, illustrating the successes and challenges experienced by these grantees, as well as highlighting the environmental and contextual influences that should be considered when applying findings to other service delivery settings.
    Presenters: Craig Holden, Tara Fowler, Chantell Frazier, Cydny Black, and Hendi Kowal
    Monday, November 4, 10:30-11:30am
    Pennsylvania Convention Center, Hall AB
  • Oral Health Care Coordination: The Role of Enabling Technology Discussion about the initial findings of our SmileConnect program in Michigan, the need for interoperable public health tools, and the value of oral health care coordination.
    Presenter: Tahoora Ansari
    Monday, November 4, 1:00-2:30pm
    Pennsylvania Convention Center - 201B
  • Eldercare Reform Strategy: Monitor and Manage System Performance at the Local Community Level Discussion about the findings of a pioneer program done in 8 very different communities, aimed to establish a mode of governance adequate to identify gaps in local support services, measure those gaps, and implement improvements with monitoring.
    Presenters: Joanne Lynn and Laura McGovern
    Monday, November 4, 3:00-4:30pm
    Pennsylvania Convention Center - 201B
  • Best Practices by Military Facilities to Improve Pharmacy Experience Discussion about the findings of a study done to capture insights into the organizational aspects of best practices associated with military treatment facilities (MTFs) who have received the highest satisfaction scores for patient experience at their pharmacies.
    Presenters: Tara Fowler and Chantell Frazier
    Monday, November 4, 3:40-4:00pm
    Pennsylvania Convention Center - 110B