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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.

Measuring Healthcare Value at the State Level: A Call to Action

PDF Publication


December 1, 2016

This report is a call to action that details the minimum five data domains states should track as part of a broad commitment to better healthcare value for their residents.

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

Health Sector Trend Report, August 2016

Health Sector Trend Reports


August 26, 2016

Health Sector Trend Report, August 2016

Experiences Engaging Healthcare When Dizzy

PDF Publication


August 23, 2016

Dizziness is a common yet difficult symptom to manage in patients seeking medical care. The purpose of this study was to describe the experiences of participants with dizziness engaging the medical community for help.

Correcting for the 2007 MEPS Discontinuity in Medical Condition Spending and Treated Prevalence

Online Article, PDF Publication


August 16, 2016

Under a contract with the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Altarum has updated estimates of spending by medical condition that were first published in 2009 and that covered the years 1996 through 2005.

Health Sector Trend Report, June 2016

Health Sector Trend Reports


June 29, 2016

Health Sector Trend Report, June 2016

LTSS Policy Options Framework

Online Article


June 20, 2016

The rapid aging of the U.S. presents future Administrations and Congress with multiple challenges and opportunities for improving access to long-term services and supports (LTSS).

MediCaring Communities Book

Online Article, Other


June 15, 2016

MediCaring Communities: Getting What We Want and Need in Frail Old Age at an Affordable Cost

Health Sector Trend Report, May 2016

Health Sector Trend Reports, PDF Publication


May 23, 2016

Health Sector Trend Report, May 2016

Health Sector Trend Report, April 2016

Health Sector Trend Reports


April 29, 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.

Health Sector Trend Report, March 2016

Health Sector Trend Reports


March 25, 2016

Health Sector Trend Report, March 2016

Ask About Aspirin

PDF Publication


March 11, 2016

Aspirin is a remarkable drug. Each year, researchers publish hundreds of new scientific studies about aspirin and its benefits.

Assessing the Value of Investments in Primary Prevention

Fact Sheet


March 8, 2016

With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Altarum Institute’s Center for Sustainable Health Spending is creating a structure to demonstrate the value of investments in nonclinical primary prevention—interventions outside of the medical system that reduce the incidence of injury and illness—and their impact on health care costs.

Ethics Consultation Quality Assessment Tool: A Novel Method for Assessing the Quality of Ethics Case Consultations Based on Written Records

Online Article


February 25, 2016

Although ethics consultation is offered as a clinical service in most hospitals in the United States, few valid and practical tools are available to evaluate, ensure, and improve ethics consultation quality.

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Consumer-Centric Healthcare: Rhetoric vs. Reality

PDF Publication

This paper introduces an infographic for thinking about the consumer’s healthcare engagement points, provides evidence of consumers’ preferences and needs for each touch point in the life-cycle, shows how our system too often fails to address consumer preferences and needs, outlines how these failings could be addressed, and encourages a discussion of how to elevate, support, validate and authenticate the consumer's voice.

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