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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.
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.
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.
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.
Testimony to the Michigan Senate Health Policy Committee Relevant to Senate Bill 68, Licensure of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
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.)
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).
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
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.
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.
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.
Advancing Responsible Opioid Prescribing: Supporting Ambulatory Providers through Clinical Education, Training, and Technical Assistance
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.