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.
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Molds can adversely impact peoples’ health, and cause physical damage to infrastructure, resulting in considerable negative impact on the global economy.
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.
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.
Research has shown that smoking is associated with an increased risk of suicide.
#MyRecovery began when the gun didn't discharge when I pulled the trigger as the barrel touched my temple during this third attempt.
Altarum’s Center for Vehicle Safety employs nationally recognized vehicle safety leaders holding multi-disciplinary credentials.
Employees in various jobs are exposed to workplace risks that may lead to a musculoskeletal disorder (MSD).
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.
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.
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.
Below please find a collection of comments and submissions regarding elder care policy over the last 1-2 years.
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.
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.