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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.

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 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 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.

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.

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, June 2015

Health Sector Trend Reports


June 24, 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.

PWC Health Research Institute - Medical Cost Trend: Behind the Numbers 2016

PDF Publication


June 9, 2015

Spending growth in the $2.9 trillion US health economy is expected to slow in 2016 as compared to 2015, but it will still outpace overall economic inflation.

The Business Case for Racial Equity in Michigan

PDF Publication


May 29, 2015

Drawing research from a range of sources, including The Johns Hopkins University, the Altarum Institute and consultants from Michigan State University, Brandeis University and Harvard University, this report estimates the potential economic benefits of seizing opportunities in actively promoting equity and addressing racial and ethnic inequities in Michigan.

Health Sector Trend Report, May 2015

Health Sector Trend Reports


May 27, 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.

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

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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).

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