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Post-deployment Stressors Among the U.S. Active Duty Military Population: An Examination of Gender Differences

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June 22, 2010

Research has shown that deployment and exposure to combat result in increased risk of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), major depression, substance abuse, functional impairment in social and employment settings, and the increased use of health care services.

Policy Roundtable Report: From Right to Responsibility

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June 17, 2010

This Altarum Institute Policy Roundtable Report (in PDF) provides and in-depth summary of the June 17, 2010 Altarum Institute Policy Roundtable entitled "From Right to Responsibility-What Does the "American Experience" Mean For the Success of Health Care Reform?"

Veterans Transition to Community Project Fact Sheet

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June 16, 2010

This fact sheet describes Altarum's internally funded research and development (IRAD) "Veterans Transition to Community" project.

Challenges and Opportunities Related to Implementation of Child Care Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies in Delaware

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May 24, 2010

This report contains the findings and recommendations offered following the conclusion of an Altarum Institute focus group study with child care center directors, child care home providers, and parents of children in child care centers across the state of Delaware

Webcast: Can WIC Play a Role in Stemming the Childhood Obesity Epidemic?

Podcast


April 15, 2010

This webcast provides full audio and video coverage of the March 23, 2010 Altarum Institute Policy Roundtable entitled "Can WIC Play a Role In Stemming the Childhood Obesity Epidemic."

Learning From State Surveillance Of Childhood Obesity

Online Article


March 2, 2010

This research, published in the March 2010 issue of Health Affairs (Health Affairs, 29, no. 3 (2010): 463-472) examines the lack of accurate data for measuring the childhood obesity epidemic in America and how state-level body mass index surveillance may be the best tool for gathering this information.

Altarum Institute Research Report 2009

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December 1, 2009

Altarum Institute has published its first annual Research Report, “Innovation, Health, and Equity – Taking a Systems Approach to Health and Economic Vitality,” with original research by Altarum’s three Distinguished Scholars and Research Directors.

Policy Roundtable Report: Will Health Care Reform Make "Good" Deaths for an Aging America Possible?

PDF Publication


October 27, 2009

This Altarum Institute Roundtable report provides an in-depth summary of the October 27, 2009 Health Policy Roundtable entitled "Will Health Care Reform Make "Good" Deaths for an Aging America Possible?"

Women's Health USA 2009

Online Article


October 1, 2009

Since 2002, Altarum has written and designed this annual databook on women's health in the United States for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration.

Child Health USA 2008-2009

Online Article


October 1, 2009

Produced by Altarum Institute under contract with the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau, (MCHB), the 19th annual edition of the Child Health USA chartbook is now available, both online and in print.

Webcast: Immigrant Health -- Issues of Access and Equity in a New Era

Podcast


September 15, 2009

This webcast provides full audio and video coverage of the September 15, 2009 Altarum Institute Policy Roundtable entitled "Immigrant Health: Issues of Access and Equity in a New Era."

The Power of Metrics, Part 1 and Part 2

PDF Publication


July 24, 2009

A two part series of articles on the use of metrics in revenue cycle management.

Congressional Testimony on the Altarum Veterans Transition to Community Project

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June 24, 2009

The following document is the testimony of Altarum Institute President and CEO Lincoln Smith on the Altarum Veterans Transition to Community Project for the Subcommittee on Health House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

Three Key Attributes for Financially Sound and Effective Health Reform

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June 18, 2009

Altarum Institute's Distinguished Scholars and Research Directors have released research addressing the three critical attributes Altarum believes must be addressed in health reform to achieve financial stability and better health outcomes for all Americans.

Statement of Mr. John King Before the Subcommittee on Health, House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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May 19, 2009

The Co-Director of the Altarum Institute Veterans Community Action Teams Mission Project (“VCAT”), John King, testified before the House of Representatives Veterans’ Affairs Health Subcommittee.

Leveraging Public Health Infrastructure to Confront Childhood Obesity

Online Article, PDF Publication


May 13, 2009

This Altarum Institute Roundtable report provides an in-depth summary of the May 13, 2009 Altarum Institute Policy Roundtable entitled "Leveraging Public Health Infrastructure to Confront Childhood Obesity: New Methods for Combating the Epidemic."

Guidelines for Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2 Testing: Biologic and Methodologic Considerations

Online Article


March 10, 2009

The goal of this review is to systematically address a number of issues raised in the American Society of Clinical Oncology–College of American Pathologists (ASCO-CAP) guidelines on testing for the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER-2) alteration

National Health Spending By Medical Condition, 1996–2005

Online Article


February 24, 2009

This study responds to recent calls for information about how personal health expenditures from the National Health Expenditure Accounts are distributed across medical conditions.

Webcast: Lessons from the Dutch Health Reform Policy Roundtable

Podcast


February 5, 2009

This webcast provides full audio and video coverage of the February 5, 2009 Altarum Policy Roundtable entitled "Lessons from the Dutch Health Reform Experience."

Child Health USA 2007

Online Article


February 1, 2009

Produced by Altarum for 9 years running, the annual report on emerging issues and trends in children’s health includes statistics on a wide range health and wellness issues for each of the target populations of Title V funding.

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