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#BHChat Corner: News You Can Use May 2014

May 12, 2014

BH Chat May 2014

March Health Spending Up 7.1% Over March 2013

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May 8, 2014

National health spending (NHS) in March 2014 grew 7.1% over March 2013, the highest 12-month rate since February 2005, well before the recession, which began in December 2007.

Pathways Newsletter - April 2014

Pathways Partner News


April 23, 2014

Measuring Consumer Engagement --- A Comprehensive Community-Based Approach to Reducing Inappropriate Imaging --- The Value of Prevention

Altarum Institute Named as an Excellent Place to Work 2014

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April 23, 2014

Altarum Institute has been awarded the 2014 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval and the Health & Wellness Seal of Approval, according to the Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE).

Health Spending Growth Ramps Up to Pre-Recession Levels

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April 9, 2014

National Health Expenditures in February 2014 grew 6.7% over February 2013, the highest rate since March 2007, just prior to the recession, which officially began in December 2007.

#BHChat Corner: News You Can Use April 2014

April 8, 2014

BH Chat April 2014

Institute Update - March 2014

Institute Update


March 19, 2014

Altarum Institute's March 2014 e-News

Growth in Health Jobs Down; Spending Up

Press Release


March 14, 2014

The growth in health care jobs remained low in February 2014, with a gain of only 9,500 jobs, the third straight month of meager growth, resulting in the lowest three-month gain (17,700) on record.

#BHChat Corner: News You Can Use March 2014

March 11, 2014

BH Chat March 2014

Historically Low Health Job Growth Accompanies Fifth Year of Restrained Health Spending

Press Release


February 12, 2014

Health care lost 400 jobs in January 2014, and revised data for December 2013 showed a scant gain of 2,400 jobs.

Health Spending on Track for 5th Year of Slow Growth While Health Job Growth Declines

Press Release


January 17, 2014

Depending on the December data, 2013 could be the fifth consecutive year of health spending growth below 4%, a rate that had not been seen before in the 50-plus years of national health expenditure accounting.

Pathways Newsletter - January 2014

Pathways Partner News


January 15, 2014

The Institute Update is a service of Altarum Institute, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit health care research and consulting organization. Altarum integrates independent research and client-centered consulting to deliver comprehensive, systems-based solutions that improve health and health care.

Study: Consumers Active in Their Own Health Care but Face Financial Pressures and Are Unprepared for Health Care Costs in Retirement

Press Release


January 8, 2014

The nation appears to be shifting away from the traditional model of health care, in which doctors have most of the decisionmaking authority.

#BHChat Corner: News You Can Use January 2014

January 3, 2014

#BHChat Corner: News You Can Use January 2014

#BHChat Corner: News You Can Use December 2013

December 11, 2013

#BHChat Corner: News You Can Use December 2013

Institute Update - December 2013

Institute Update


December 11, 2013

Altarum Institute's December 2013 e-Newsletter

Health Care Price Growth Hits Historic Low

Press Release


December 11, 2013

Health care prices in October 2013 rose 0.9% above October 2012, the lowest reading in the fifty-plus years for which we have data.

Health Care Employment Growth Slowing as Prices and Spending Remain Low

Press Release


November 14, 2013

A net 15,000 health care jobs were created in October 2013, significantly below the two-year average of 21,000 jobs per month. For the first 10 months of 2013 we saw an average of 17,000 new health care jobs, compared with 26,000 over the same period in 2012.

#BHChat Corner: News You Can Use November 2013

November 7, 2013

#BHChat Corner: News You Can Use November 2013

"The Business Case for Racial Equity” quantifies the cost of racism in the U.S.

Press Release


October 24, 2013

Today Altarum Institute and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) released a report detailing the economic impact of racism, and the benefits of advancing racial equity as the demography of our nation continues to evolve.

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