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Strategic Innovations for Affordable, Sustainable Health Care: A Model for Health System Reform

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January 27, 2011

Altarum Institute’s Systems Research and Initiatives group has produced a series of in-depth publications designed to help health care providers understand “what works” in health care.

Webcast: The Promise of New Technologies in Providing Behavioral Health Treatment for Service Members

Podcast


January 13, 2011

This webcast provides full audio and video coverage of the December 1, 2010 Altarum Institute Health Policy Forum Roundtable entitled "The Promise of New Technologies in Providing Behavioral Health Treatment for Service Members."

Environmental Scan of Physical Activity Practices and Resources in Washington, DC Child Care Centers

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December 15, 2010

This report details the methods and findings of an Altarum-led environmental assessment of District of Columbia child care centers.

Shelter-in-Place versus Evacuation Decision Making: A Systematic Approach for Healthcare Facilities

Online Article


October 20, 2010

There is little guidance to assist healthcare facility planners to make a shelter-in-place versus evacuation decision in response to a hurricane and associated flooding emergencies or wildfires.

Policy Roundtable Report: Can WIC Play a Role in Stemming the Childhood Obesity Epidemic?

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August 13, 2010

This Altarum Institute Policy Roundtable Report (in PDF) provides an in-depth summary of the March 23, 2010 Altarum Institute Policy Roundtable entitled "Can WIC Play a Role In Stemming the Childhood Obesity Epidemic."

Webcast: Primary and Behavioral Health Services: A Community Health Center Paradigm

Podcast


July 21, 2010

This webcast provides full audio and video coverage of the July 21, 2010 Altarum Institute Policy Roundtable entitled "Primary and Behavioral Health Services: A Community Health Center Paradigm."

Webcast: From Right to Responsibility-What Does the "American Experience" Mean For the Success of Health Care Reform?

PDF Publication, Podcast


July 1, 2010

This webcast provides full audio and video coverage 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?"

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.

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Consumer-Centric Healthcare: Rhetoric vs. Reality

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This paper introduces an infographic for thinking about the consumer’s healthcare engagement points, provides evidence of consumers’ preferences and needs for each touch point in the life-cycle, shows how our system too often fails to address consumer preferences and needs, outlines how these failings could be addressed, and encourages a discussion of how to elevate, support, validate and authenticate the consumer's voice.

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