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September 2, 2015
BHChat Corner: News You Can Use September 2015
August 21, 2015
Altarum Institute’s Michigan Veteran Community Action Teams (MiVCAT) Project has been awarded the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Seven Seals Award for 2015.
August 18, 2015
Altarum Institute has revised and relaunched its successful consumer engagement tool, Altarum Consumer Engagement-12, or ACE-12.
August 13, 2015
National health spending in June 2015 was 5.7% higher than in June 2014, down from the 8-year high growth rate of 6.7% in the first quarter of 2015. The 5.7% growth rate is still, however, higher than the new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 2014 estimate of 5.5%.
August 11, 2015
BHChat Corner: News You Can Use August 2015
August 3, 2015
Disease prevalence estimates that rely solely on responses to surveys inquiring about treatment or diagnosis tend to understate true prevalence and obscure prevalence trends.
July 29, 2015
As the House takes up the Senate bill to reauthorize the Older Americans Act (OAA), advocacy groups are calling for an increase in resources to help keep older adults with chronic medical conditions out of crisis, safe from being hospitalized and rehospitalized needlessly and, in some cases, from being placed prematurely in a nursing home.
July 28, 2015
Altarum Institute and Partnership for Prevention today announced that they have entered into a strategic alliance to advance national health promotion and disease prevention goals. Through this alliance, Partnership’s health initiatives will become part of a new Center for Prevention at Altarum.
July 9, 2015
The health sector continued its strong job growth in June with the addition of 40,100 new jobs.
June 12, 2015
National health spending in April 2015 was 6.2% higher than in April 2014. At $3.2 trillion, health spending now represents 18.2% of gross domestic product, a new all-time high.
June 12, 2015
KAI Research, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Altarum Institute, will highlight its latest work around clinical trials and pharmacovigilance at the upcoming Drug Information Association (DIA) Conference, June 14–18, in Washington, DC.
June 2, 2015
Altarum Institute Update e-Newsletter June 2015
June 1, 2015
The Family Caregiver Platform Project has launched a national campaign to get family caregiving issues included in state political party platforms across the United States.
May 13, 2015
The health services sector added 45,000 jobs in April 2015, continuing the surge that began roughly 1 year ago.
April 10, 2015
National health spending grew by 5.2% in 2014, and preliminary estimates show 6.6% growth in February 2015 compared to February 2014.
March 13, 2015
Preliminary estimates indicate that national health spending grew by 5.7% in January 2015 compared with January 2014, suggesting that the strong growth in the latter half of 2014 is carrying forward into the new year. Spending on prescription drugs continued its double-digit growth at 11.6%.