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Advancing Responsible Opioid Prescribing: Supporting Ambulatory Providers through Clinical Education, Training, and Technical Assistance
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
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.
May 1, 2017
The purpose of this paper is to compare and contrast BEA's new accounts that estimate health spending by disease category and BLS's Experimental Disease Price Index and to suggest areas for future improvements.
Information Technology and the Aging Network: Opportunities to Enhance Information Technology Capacity
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).
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
December 30, 2016
Altarum Support Services, Impactful Solutions, and Technical Assistance for States (ASSISTAnce)