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Challenges and Opportunities Related to Implementation of Child Care Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies in Delaware
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
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."
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.
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.
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?"
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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."
December 9, 2008
Altarum worked with American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) leaders to identify and gather consistent state-level datain 5 categories regarding the emergency care environment.
November 20, 2008
This Roundtable Report summarizes the Nov 20, 2008 Altarum Institute Policy Roundtable featuring Elizabeth Teisberg and Scott Wallace.
Altarum Support Services, Impactful Solutions, and Technical Assistance for States (ASSISTAnce)