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Advancing Responsible Opioid Prescribing: Supporting Ambulatory Providers through Clinical Education, Training, and Technical Assistance

White Paper


May 24, 2017

Altarum provides training and support tools through our Advancing Responsible Opioid Prescribing program to improve conscientious prescribing, patient education, and prescription tracking (utilizing Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs) among ambulatory providers.

A 10-Year Projection of the Prescription Drug Share of National Health Expenditures, Including Nonretail

PDF Publication


May 24, 2017

The latest forecast of national health expenditures (NHE) by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has prescription drug spending comprising 10.1% of national health spending in 2015 and increasing to 10.8% in 2025.

Health Sector Trend Report, April 2017

Health Sector Trend Reports


April 25, 2017

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.

Information Technology and the Aging Network: Opportunities to Enhance Information Technology Capacity

PDF Publication


April 25, 2017

The purpose of this report is to examine opportunities for the Aging Network to expand partnerships with health care organizations and other entities through focusing on the value of investing in information technology (IT).

Health Sector Trend Report, March 2017

Health Sector Trend Reports


March 31, 2017

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 Business Case for Expanding Opportunity and Equity in Texas

PDF Publication


March 20, 2017

If current gaps in education, health, and income don’t narrow among people of color in Texas, the future economic stakes are high.

Health Sector Trend Report, February 2017

Health Sector Trend Reports


February 28, 2017

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.

Center for Worker Safety and Industrial Hygiene Expertise

Fact Sheet


February 21, 2017

Altarum Institute’s 70-plus year history of saving lives and improving health, and a staff of 450 scientists, researchers, logisticians, statisticians, and health, safety, and environment (HSE) subject matter experts (SMEs) stand ready to support our clients’ HSE needs.

Confidentiality: Opportunities and Barriers for Family Planning

Fact Sheet, PDF Publication


February 8, 2017

The Assessing the Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Title X Family Planning Services Project is a research study collaboration between Altarum and Urban Institutes.

Debunking the Argument that the Bundled Payment for Care Improvement Program (BPCI) Contributed to Higher Procedure Volumes

PDF Publication


February 7, 2017

A recent study linked Medicare’s Bundled Payment for Care Improvement (BPCI) focusing on lower extremity joint replacements to lower costs of care.

Health Sector Trend Report, January 2017

Health Sector Trend Reports


January 26, 2017

Health Sector Trend Report, January 2017

Right Place, Right Time: Consumer Perspectives

PDF Publication


January 17, 2017

This report focuses on the needs of lower-income consumers, Medicaid beneficiaries, the uninsured, caregivers, and Spanish speakers, and how health care information can be delivered at the right place and right time to maximize consumer value.

Altarum Support Services, Impactful Solutions, and Technical Assistance for States (ASSISTAnce)

Fact Sheet


December 30, 2016

Altarum Support Services, Impactful Solutions, and Technical Assistance for States (ASSISTAnce)

Health Sector Trend Report, December 2016

Health Sector Trend Reports


December 28, 2016

Health Sector Trend Report, December 2016

Sexual Health Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet


December 1, 2016

Altarum Institute creates systems-based solutions to promote sexual health and well-being across the lifespan.

Health Sector Trend Report, November 2016

Health Sector Trend Reports


November 30, 2016

Health Sector Trend Report, November 2016

CFAN - Outcome Evaluation Training

Video


November 11, 2016

Outcome Evaluation Training

Health Sector Trend Report, October 2016

Health Sector Trend Reports


October 25, 2016

Health Sector Trend Report, October 2016

The Promise and Challenge of Implementing A Community Health Worker Strategy To Reduce Infant Mortality

PDF Publication


October 1, 2016

The Promise and Challenge of Implementing A Community Health Worker Strategy To Reduce Infant Mortality

Health Sector Trend Report, September 2016

Health Sector Trend Reports


September 30, 2016

Health Sector Trend Report, September 2016

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A 10-Year Projection of the Prescription Drug Share of National Health Expenditures, Including Nonretail

PDF Publication

The latest forecast of national health expenditures (NHE) by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has prescription drug spending comprising 10.1% of national health spending in 2015 and increasing to 10.8% in 2025.

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