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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.
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.
Measuring Human Development in America: Understanding How America Is, and Is Not, the Land of the "Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise"
October 23, 2008
This Roundtable Report summarizes the October 23, 2008, Altarum Institute Policy Roundtable featuring Sarah Burd-Sharps, Kristen Lewis, and Sherry Glied, Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University.
October 13, 2008
This work estimates national health spending expenditures on prevention using precise definitions, a transparent methodology, and a subdivision of the estimates into components to aid researchers in applying their own concepts of prevention activities.
July 1, 2008
Under contract to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Altarum convened a panel of experts to discuss a variety of issues related to Home Health Care during an Influenza Pandemic. Based on the expert panel's discussions, Altarum helped prepare the report Home Health Care during an Influenza Pandemic: Issues and Resources.
May 14, 2008
In this HealthLeaders Media Audio Feature, Altarum Institute President and CEO Lincoln Smith talks about which populations benefit from consumer driven health plans and what he sees as the future of those plans.
April 1, 2008
The objective of this simulation study was to describe the results of the spread of pandemic influenza, and the effects of public health measures on the simulated pandemic.
March 13, 2008
This Policy Roundtable Report summarizes the March13, 2008, Altarum Institute Policy Roundtable in which guest speaker Dr. Matt Longjohn shared his thoughts on future directions in childhood obesity surveillance.
February 15, 2008
Children with special health care needs have higher than average access to health insurance and almost all have regular sources of health care when they are ill, a new survey from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) indicates.
November 28, 2007
On November 28, 2007, Altarum hosted Dr. David A. Kindig and Dr. J. Michael McGinnis at an Altarum Policy Roundtable to share their knowledge of the determinants of population health and the policy implications of this knowledge.
July 17, 2007
On July 17, 2007, Altarum hosted Laurie Garrett at an Altarum Policy Roundtable to initiate and promote further dialogue on key issues of and impediments to establishing effective and sustainable health systems in developing countries.
If current gaps in education, health, and income don’t narrow among people of color in Texas, the future economic stakes are high.