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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 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

The Business Case for Racial Equity in Michigan, Technical Notes

PDF Publication


May 20, 2015

This document provides additional detail on original technical research conducted in support of “The Business Case for Racial Equity in Michigan,” published by the W. K. Kellogg Foundation and Altarum Institute in May 2015.

Health Sector Trend Report, April 2015

Health Sector Trend Reports, PDF Publication


April 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.

Building the Evidence Base for Population-Level Interventions - Barriers and Opportunities

Online Article, PDF Publication


April 1, 2015

Population-level interventions focused on policy, systems, and environmental change strategies are increasingly being used to affect and improve the health of populations.

Health Sector Trend Report, March 2015

Health Sector Trend Reports, PDF Publication


March 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.

Telemedicine Today: The State of Affairs

PDF Publication


March 9, 2015

Imagine if financial transactions were different every time that you went to the bank and rules differed from state to state, program to program, and agency to agency. For consumers, the complexity would make no sense.

Testimony to the Michigan Senate Health Policy Committee Relevant to Senate Bill 68, Licensure of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

PDF Publication


March 4, 2015

The following document is the testimony of Ani Turner, Deputy Director of the Center for Sustainable Health Spending at Altarum Institute, on relevant findings from projections of the future supply and demand for clinicians, comparing Michigan’s advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) practice environment to other states, and highlighting the evidence on outcomes we might expect under Michigan Senate BIll 68 (S.B. 68.)

Behavioral Health

Fact Sheet


February 25, 2015

Over the past 4 years, Altarum has been at the forefront of efforts to address behavioral health issues in the United States, especially those related to the continuing integration of mental health and addiction service systems and the concurrent integration of behavioral health with physical health systems under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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

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

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