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BHTAC Twitter Chats

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use


September 23, 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.

Institute Update - September 2016

Institute Update


September 14, 2016

Institute Update - September 2016

August Health Job Growth Plummets

Press Release


September 9, 2016

Health care added 14,000 jobs in August, the lowest level of growth since April 2014 when the acceleration in hiring, fueled by expanded coverage, began.

SmileConnect Now Available in Arizona

Press Release


August 31, 2016

SmileConnect (SM), an online platform designed to better connect oral health service providers with underprivileged children who need them, is now available throughout Arizona.

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use - September 2016

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use


August 30, 2016

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use - September 2016

Behavioral Health Twitter Chat Guests

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use


August 19, 2016

Behavioral Health Twitter Chat

Health Spending Up a Moderate 5.2% in June

Press Release


August 12, 2016

Health Spending Up a Moderate 5.2% in June

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use - August 2016

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use


July 27, 2016

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use - August 2016

National Party Platforms Address “Homecare,” Acknowledge Aging Trends; Family Caregivers Specifically Referenced by Democrats

Press Release


July 21, 2016

National Party Platforms Address “Homecare,” Acknowledge Aging Trends; Family Caregivers Specifically Referenced by Democrats

May 2016 Health Spending Growth at 5%

Press Release


July 15, 2016

National health spending in May 2016 was 5.0% higher than in May 2015.

MediCaring Communities Model for Elder Care Assures Reliable Services within Current Financing – a Solution for Aging America!

Press Release


July 11, 2016

Today Altarum Institute launches a blueprint for setting up a comprehensive, practical care system for tens of millions of Americans who will live into advanced old age during the 21st century.

Altarum Seeks Pharmacists’ Views on Falls Prevention to Develop CDC Training

Press Release


July 7, 2016

Every year, one in three older adults will fall and more than two million will be treated in emergency departments for fall-related injuries.

MediCaring Communities Proposal Shows Substantial Savings in Medicare Costs

Press Release


July 5, 2016

A new financial simulation for a novel model of care, called MediCaring Communities, has shown significant Medicare savings for frail older adults who need both medical care and nonmedical support services.

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use - July 2016

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use


June 29, 2016

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use - July 2016

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.

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use - June 2016

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use


June 2, 2016

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use - June 2016

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%.

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