Publications

As an integral part of our mission, Altarum Institute publishes reports and papers, using our own research, or on behalf of clients, for the interested public, the academic community, government officials, and health policy experts. We cover emerging issues and trends in military and veterans’ health, sexual and behavioral health, elder care, health economics, and much more.

Publications

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Center for Food and Nutrition (CFAN)

Fact Sheet


February 3, 2016

Altarum Institute’s Center for Food and Nutrition assists administrators of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) with developing and implementing nutrition education programming to improve the likelihood that persons eligible for SNAP will make healthy food choices and pursue physically active lifestyles.

Health Sector Trend Report, January 2016

Health Sector Trend Reports


January 28, 2016

These reports, with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, provide a monthly summary of key trends in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment.

The Aging Network in Transition: Hanging in the Balance

PDF Publication


January 27, 2016

Despite the challenges of perennially low funding levels and the lack of federal investment in the development of infrastructure and technology for the aging network, it is showing signs of significant progress in developing relationships with a diverse array of health care organizations.

Health Sector Trend Report, December 2015

Health Sector Trend Reports, PDF Publication


December 30, 2015

These reports, with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, provide a monthly summary of key trends in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment.

A Framework for Assessing the Value of Investments in Nonclinical Prevention

Online Article


December 10, 2015

We present a high-level framework to show the process by which an investment in primary prevention produces value. We define primary prevention broadly to include investments in any of the determinants of health.

Health Sector Trend Report, November 2015

Health Sector Trend Reports


November 24, 2015

Health Sector Trend Report, November 2015

2015 Health Care Value Forecast: Payers, Purchasers and Providers

PDF Publication


November 17, 2015

The short answer is staggering: In the U.S., we will spend $3.207 trillion in 2015.1 That’s $3,207 with nine zeroes behind it—a number so large that it’s nearly impossible to comprehend.

Health Sector Trend Report, October 2015

Health Sector Trend Reports, PDF Publication


October 26, 2015

These reports, with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, provide a monthly summary of key trends in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment.

Health Sector Trend Report, September 2015

Health Sector Trend Reports


September 28, 2015

These reports, with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, provide a monthly summary of key trends in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment.

Annual Reports

Annual Report


September 25, 2015

Altarum Institute's Annual Reports, since 2003

Michigan Veterans Community Action Teams - Region 9 Community Assessment Report

PDF Publication


September 21, 2015

The Michigan Veterans Community Action Teams (MiVCAT) project is a collaborative community model created by the Altarum Institute to enhance the delivery of services from public, private, and nonprofit organizations to Veterans and their family members.

Michigan Veterans Community Action Teams: Region 6 Community Assessment Report

PDF Publication


September 21, 2015

The Michigan Veterans Community Action Teams (MiVCAT) project is a collaborative community model created by the Altarum Institute to enhance the delivery of services from public, private, and nonprofit organizations to Veterans and their family members.

Michigan Veterans Community Action Teams - Region 7 Community Assessment Report

PDF Publication


September 21, 2015

The Michigan Veterans Community Action Teams (MiVCAT) project is a collaborative community model created by the Altarum Institute to enhance the delivery of services from public, private, and nonprofit organizations to Veterans and their family members.

Michigan Veterans Community Action Teams - Region 5 Community Assessment Report

PDF Publication


September 21, 2015

The Michigan Veterans Community Action Teams (MiVCAT) project is a collaborative community model created by the Altarum Institute to enhance the delivery of services from public, private, and nonprofit organizations to Veterans and their family members.

Autonomous Vehicles and Public Health Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet


September 14, 2015

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.

Health Sector Trend Report, August 2015

Health Sector Trend Reports


August 25, 2015

These reports, with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, provide a monthly summary of key trends in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment.

ActionToQuit Impact Report

PDF Publication


August 12, 2015

The 2014 ActionToQuit Impact Report aims to assess the value of ActionToQuit services in tobacco control policy and practice.

ActionToQuit

Fact Sheet


July 31, 2015

ActionToQuit is a tobacco control policy program dedicated to reducing tobacco-related death, disease and cost through communication, education, and advocacy. ActionToQuit is an initiative of Altarum Institute.

Health Sector Trend Report, July 2015

Health Sector Trend Reports


July 31, 2015

These reports, with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, provide a monthly summary of key trends in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment.

Aspirin Project

Fact Sheet


July 31, 2015

The Aspirin Project’s goal is to increase awareness of daily, low-dose aspirin use for the prevention of disease. Serving both consumers and providers, the Project provides unbiased information about who should and who should not take aspirin.

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