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January 13, 2015
The implementation of electronic health records (EHRs) has been extensively studied, but their maintenance once implemented has not.
December 2, 2014
This paper assesses trends in complicated newborn hospital stays from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Nationwide Inpatient Sample all-payer administrative data.
October 17, 2014
This report summarizes the results of a literature review of recent family planning service delivery research (2003-2011) and presents areas for further research recommended by leading experts in the field.
October 17, 2014
Women, it is said, hold up half the sky. Healthy women hold up a healthy world: they nurture and improve their own health and well-being, and that of children, families, and communities.
A 10-Year Projection of the Prescription Drug Share of National Health Expenditures, Including Nonretail
October 14, 2014
The latest forecast of national health expenditures (NHE) by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has prescription drug spending making up roughly 9.5% of total health spending each year from 2013 through 2023.
September 18, 2014
Efforts to promote significant change in the U.S. health system are underway in a variety of settings and along multiple dimensions.
September 16, 2014
The Michigan Veterans Community Action Teams (MIVCAT) project is a collaborative community model created by Altarum Institute to enhance the delivery of services from public, private, and nonprofit organizations to Veterans and their family members.
September 10, 2014
Altarum conducted a community assessment that included interviews with key regional leaders, focus groups with Veterans, a survey of Veterans, and a survey of service providers working with Veterans.
September 10, 2014
Altarum Institute conducted six focus groups as part of a community assessment for the MIVCAT project in the Detroit Metro Prosperity Region.
Testimony to the Michigan Senate Health Policy Committee Relevant to Senate Bill 2, Licensure of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
September 9, 2014
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 2 (S.B. 2.)
September 8, 2014
While 13 WIC State Agencies have implemented EBT, there have been no comprehensive assessments aimed at understanding the processes surrounding Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) transition and its impact on various stakeholders, including WIC State Agencies, WIC vendors, and WIC participants.
August 21, 2014
The Relative Contribution of Multiple Determinants to Health
Medicaid Admissions and Readmission: Understanding the Prevalence, Payment, and Most Common Diagnoses
August 4, 2014
A Health Affairs article released today titled “Medicaid Admissions and Readmission: Understanding the Prevalence, Payment, and Most Common Diagnoses” describes results of a multistate analysis conducted through the Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network.
July 10, 2014
Published by HRSA's MCHB in June 2014, the chartbook is based on data from the latest round of the National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH).
July 8, 2014
I have never been one to visit my primary care physician regularly. For many years I kept healthy, with periodic visits to local urgent care facilities for my minor health care woes.
2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults
June 24, 2014
The goals of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) are to prevent cardiovascular diseases; improve the management of people who have these diseases through professional education and research; and develop guidelines, standards, and policies that promote optimal patient care and cardiovascular health.
If current gaps in education, health, and income don’t narrow among people of color in Texas, the future economic stakes are high.