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The Community Health Center Innovation Mission Project implemented strategies to improve health care delivery for vulnerable populations.
Altarum Institute’s Michigan Center for Effective IT Adoption, funded with grants from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and The Kresge Foundation, makes electronic health records (EHR) accessible to primary care physicians around the state by helping those offices select, adopt and implement EHR systems.
For the University of Hawaii at Hilo, College of Pharmacy, Altarum is tasked with guidance and coaching of a new care delivery model where community pharmacists become consulting pharmacist and development of a sustainment model once the CMMI grant is completed.
Altarum serves as a consult with the HHSA Community-based Care Transitions Program (CCTP) grant on the advisory board.
Altarum Institute’s Center for Consumer Choice in Health Care has been awarded a 1-year $328,000 grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to study consumer preferences related to quality measures for hospice care during challenging end-of-life transitions.
Researchers in Altarum’s Center for Consumer Choice in Health Care are exploring this rich source of consumer information to capture the collective wisdom from “crowd-sourcing.”
Altarum Institute provides technical support to the HRSA Maternal and Child Health Bureau's Division of MCH Workforce Development and the MCHB Extramural Research Program through the Maternal and Child Health Training and Research Resource Center.
Over the course of 3 years, 2010-2012, Altarum assisted the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Adolescent Health in the development of three key planning frameworks: Office strategic plan; annual action plan for the HHS Adolescent Health Working Group; and a conceptual framework for developing the national adolescent health agenda.
Altarum Institute led the development, production, and distribution of a 30-minute instructional video and 5-minute promotional video on the d-up: Defend Yourself! HIV prevention intervention, which targets African American men who have sex with men.
Teaming with Altarum experts, Palladian Partners developed a variety of communication materials and publications for the presidential initiative Access to Recovery.
Altarum's Center for Food and Nutrition publishes a quarterly online newsletter highlighting its strategic initiatives, project work and partnerships to strengthen food assistance and nutrition programs at the national, state and local levels.
Altarum's Center for Food and Nutrition has conducted WIC Participant-Centered Services assessments in over 30 states in multiple USDA Regions.
Altarum's Center for Food Assistance and Nutrition has led multiple studies related to the revised WIC food packages.
Altarum Using Cell Phone Messaging to Address Veteran Behavioral Health Issues Project.
Altarum developed a system of models to project and compare supply and demand by specialty for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, and certified registered nurse anesthetists in the United States from 2010 to 2030 for the National Center for Health Workforce Analysis at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr).
Health Technology Assessment of a Companion Diagnostic for Targeting Crizotinib Therapy in Patients with Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
Altarum staff developed a generalized health economic and outcomes research (HEOR) model to assess companion diagnostics, which are often used to target high-cost therapy.
Altarum is supporting the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in developing a research agenda in the emerging field of public health systems and services research (PHSSR).
Policy Research and Evaluation of Michigan-Based Programs to Increase Physical Activity and Promote Healthy Eating
Altarum provided policy research and evaluation support to several projects funded by the Michigan Department of Community Health that focus ed on promoting physical activity and healthy eating.