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Institute Update - June 2016

Institute Update


June 22, 2016

Institute Update - June 2016

Health Spending Growth Remains Moderate

Press Release


June 10, 2016

National health spending in April 2016 was 4.6% higher than in April 2015. This marked the sixth consecutive month of spending growth below 5%, and is well under the estimated average of 5.8% for all of 2015.

BHTAC Twitter Chats

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use


June 8, 2016

You are invited to participate in a monthly Twitter chat with members of Altarum Institute on topics about behavioral health. We invite experts to address particular topics and conduct an open forum on the second Wednesday of each month from 1:00 – 2:00pm ET.

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use - June 2016

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use


June 2, 2016

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use - May 2016

Behavioral Health Twitter Chat Guests

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use


May 19, 2016

Behavioral Health Twitter Chat

Paradox of Low Health Spending Growth and a Boom in Jobs Persists

Press Release


May 12, 2016

National health spending in March 2016 was 4.7% higher than health spending in March 2015, the fifth consecutive month of spending growth below 5%, and lower than the average 5.8% rate for all of 2015.

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use - May 2016

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use


May 3, 2016

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use - May 2016

Health Spending Growth Below 5% for Fourth Straight Month

Press Release


April 8, 2016

National health spending in February 2016 was 4.8% higher than health spending in February 2015. While this rate is somewhat higher than the 4.5% growth observed in both December 2015 and January 2016, February is the fourth consecutive month in which it has been below 5%.

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use - April 2016

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use


March 31, 2016

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use - April 2016

Institute Update - March 2016

Institute Update


March 16, 2016

Institute Update - March 2016

Slowdown in Health Spending Continues into 2016 While Prices Inch Up

Press Release


March 11, 2016

National health spending in January 2016 was 4.9% higher than health spending in January 2015, slightly above the December 2015 growth rate of 4.8% but well below the 6.8% peak in February 2015.

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use - March 2016

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use


March 2, 2016

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use - March 2016

Is the Health Information Playing Field Level?

Press Release


February 16, 2016

New effort from Oliver Wyman and Altarum Institute examines the health information needs of vulnerable populations and how the marketplace could better serve them.

Health Spending Growth Fell to 4.9% in December and Stands at 5.9% for 2015 Overall

Press Release


February 16, 2016

Health Spending Growth Fell to 4.9% in December and Stands at 5.9% for 2015 Overall

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use - February 2016

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use


February 3, 2016

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use - February 2016

Health Spending Approaches 18% of GDP for the First Time…Again!

Press Release


January 15, 2016

National health spending in November 2015 was up 5.0% compared to November 2014, continuing the slowdown from a peak of nearly 7% growth in February 2015.

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use - January 2016

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use


January 7, 2016

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use - January 2016

New Center for Ethics in Health Care to Review Hospital Ethics Practices Nationwide

Press Release


January 5, 2016

Altarum Institute announces the foundation of its new Center for Ethics in Health Care. The Center will focus on improving health care by improving ethics programs and practices.

Health Spending Up 5.5% in October—but Trending Down

Press Release


December 11, 2015

Health spending in October 2015 was up 5.5% compared to October 2014, continuing the slowdown from the peak of 6.8% growth in February 2015.

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use - December 2015

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use


December 3, 2015

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use - December 2015

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