Our Work

Altarum Institute integrates independent research and client-centered consulting to deliver comprehensive, systems-based solutions that improve health and health care. A nonprofit, Altarum serves clients in the public and private sector. Examples of our diverse work are below and please contact us for any additional information.

Our Work

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Highly Automated Vehicle Safety and Implementation Research

Altarum Institute is now collaborating with Carnegie Mellon’s Heinz College to conduct an innovative Highly Automated Vehicle (HAV) safety and implementation research project.

Mold - A Serious Indoor Air Quality and Economic Concern

Molds can adversely impact peoples’ health, and cause physical damage to infrastructure, resulting in considerable negative impact on the global economy.

The WIC Services Toolkit - A Free Training Tool to Strengthen Services for WIC Participants

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is committed to ensuring that its participants have a positive experience when receiving services and interacting with program staff.

Workers' Compensation

Work-related injuries and illnesses (I&I) cause a tremendous burden on society. I&I are costly for employers, workers, and families due to economic, health and related personal costs that arise from interruption or loss of income, reduced capacity to work, temporary or permanent dislocation, reduced capacity to find new employment, and need for medical care.

America CARES Forum Digital Asset Page

America CARES Forum Digital Asset Page

Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)

Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)

Center for Vehicle Safety Expertise

Altarum’s Center for Vehicle Safety employs nationally recognized vehicle safety leaders holding multi-disciplinary credentials.

Ergonomics Certification Training

Employees in various jobs are exposed to workplace risks that may lead to a musculoskeletal disorder (MSD).

Improving the Health of the Underserved in Detroit & Economic Consequences

With funding from the National Institute for Health Care Reform, Altarum Institute’s Center for Sustainable Health Spending and its research partners are working to understand and examine strategies for improving the health of the people of Detroit, and the related economic consequences.

VHA Revenue Operations, Payer Relations Office Support Contract

The Veterans Health Affairs, Revenue Operations, Payer Relations Office (PRO) oversees all third party payer agreements and rates, and monitors compliance. VA collections will total over $3 billion in 2016.

Altarum Testimonials

Altarum Testimonials

Trends in Cancer Care Expenditures

An analysis of trends in cancer care expenditures from 1998 to 2012 performed by my colleagues and me at Altarum Institute was recently published in Cancer.

Elder Care Policy Work

Below please find a collection of comments and submissions regarding elder care policy over the last 1-2 years.

BHTAC Recovery Timeline

BHTAC Recovery Timeline

Improving Diversity in the Future Maternal and Child Health Workforce

Maternal and Child Health (MCH) professionals increasingly need skills to help them anticipate changes, adapt, and transform how MCH services are provided throughout the health care system, including the areas of diversity, improved access, and quality of care.

BHTAC Blog Archive

BHTAC Blog Archive

Reducing the Burden of Childhood Dental Disease

Dental disease is the most prevalent chronic disease of childhood. Baby teeth are important, and decay can have broad impacts on a child’s speech development, nutritional intake, self-esteem, social development, and school readiness.

A Cross-Training for Intimate Partner Violence and HIV Service Providers

A Cross-Training for Intimate Partner Violence and HIV Service Providers

Improving Medical Care Operations and Support for Veterans

Improving Medical Care Operations and Support for Veterans

VCAT Resources

Altarum's Veterans Community Action Teams (VCAT) provides resources for those looking to help Veterans in Michigan and beyond.

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