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June 9, 2015
Often, you hear that an investment in our nation’s children and education system is really an investment in our economy. Not as often do you hear the same thing about our children’s health and the nation’s public health system.
June 4, 2015
On May 14, 2015, Altarum Institute hosted a policy roundtable on community-based solutions to addiction in the United States. Discussions that day underscore the need for passage of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 (CARA).
May 28, 2015
Aspirin is a remarkable drug, but its current use is not without some controversy.
May 27, 2015
The next time that you order food in a hospital, you may not recognize where you are.
May 26, 2015
“You can’t eat a paper.” That’s an obvious—if not odd—statement. But those 5 little words demonstrate the enormous challenge that NIH committed to addressing with the creation of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) in December 2011.
May 19, 2015
Very, very dysfunctional. You need evidence? Try these two tales.
May 12, 2015
We all know the stark reality: Opioid misuse, dependence, and deaths are at all-time highs.
May 7, 2015
Consumerism is still not the norm. Despite a significant transition toward high-deductible plans, broader availability of price and quality information, and efforts by many large employers to provide decision tools, fully-informed, in-control consumers are the exception.
April 30, 2015
Regulation as we think of it is an artifice of the 20th century (plus a few years on either end)
April 16, 2015
The Institutes of Medicine (IOM) and National Research Council (NRC) recently released a summary for the fall 2014 workshop on the future of home health care, featuring speakers from Altarum Institute
April 14, 2015
Got a high-deductible health plan? The kind that doesn’t pay most medical bills until they exceed several thousand dollars? You’re a foot soldier who’s been drafted in the war against high health costs.
April 9, 2015
At any point, Altarum’s 400+ staff are working across the country on more than 120 projects. From San Diego, California, to Portland, Maine, we’re partnering with government, nonprofits, business, and foundations to make real systems change through our research and consulting.