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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).

Health Sector Trend Report, February 2015

Health Sector Trend Reports, PDF Publication


February 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.

Health Sector Trend Report, January 2015

Health Sector Trend Reports, PDF Publication


January 23, 2015

This report provides a monthly summary of key trends in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment.

Sustaining “Meaningful Use” of Health Information Technology in Low-Resource Practices

Online Article


January 13, 2015

The implementation of electronic health records (EHRs) has been extensively studied, but their maintenance once implemented has not.

Trends In Complicated Newborn Hospital Stays & Costs, 2002–2009: Implications For The Future

Online Article


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.

Integrating Women’s Health into Schools of Public Health Curricula

PDF Publication


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.

Focus on the Future: Revisiting the Family Planning Research Agenda

PDF Publication


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.

Clarifying Feasible Procedures for Reinvesting Health Care Cost Savings

PDF Publication


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.

IOM Report Provides Roadmap for End-of-Life Care

PDF Publication


September 17, 2014

Americans express strong views when asked about the care they want to receive when they are seriously ill and approaching death.

Michigan Veterans Community Action Teams: Community Assessment Summary Report

PDF Publication


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.

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Advancing Responsible Opioid Prescribing: Supporting Ambulatory Providers through Clinical Education, Training, and Technical Assistance

White Paper

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.

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