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America CARES Forum Digital Asset Page

America CARES Forum Digital Asset Page

Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)

Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)

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.

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.

Community Health Advisor

Altarum Institute’s Center for Prevention (the Center) directs dissemination and outreach efforts for the Community Health Advisor, an online resource developed by HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

2015 Bumper Stickers

2015 Recovery Month Bumper Stickers

Autonomous Vehicles and Public Health

The development of self-driving cars, or autonomous vehicles (AVs), offers the potential to dramatically affect public health. Yet technological changes as potentially transformational as AVs can be accompanied by a plethora of unintended consequences.

Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Purchased Care (PC) ICD-10 Program Management Support

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) adopted a rule in 2009 that required covered entities (health plans, health care providers, and health care clearinghouses) that conduct electronic Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act standard transactions to move from ICD-9 to the next generation ICD-10 code sets by October 1, 2013.

Defense Health Agency (DHA) Uniform Business Office (UBO) Program Management Support

Altarum Institute’s UBO Program Office Support Team assists the DHA, the Military Departments (Army, Navy, and Air Force), and the National Capital Region Medical Directorate with improving revenue cycle operations throughout the Military Health System (MHS), implementing shared services operations and best practices, and generally contributing to the DHA mission.

Veterans Health Administration Consolidated Patient Account Center (CPAC) Program Workforce Development (WFD)

CPAC sought Altarum Institute to initiate a WFD Training Needs Analysis to perform a comprehensive assessment of current CPAC WFD performance, identify gaps in services, and provide recommendations based on industry best practices to improve overall program effectiveness.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Suicide White Paper

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2011, suicide accounted for more than 39,500 deaths—approximately one person every 13 minutes.

Military Health System (MHS) Studies and Biostatistical Support

Altarum Institute provides studies and biostatistical analysis support services to the Defense Health Agency (DHA) Business Support Directorate (BSD).

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