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The January jobs report gives us our first look at calendar year 2021 health care employment. According to the Current Employment Statistics, or “establishment” survey, health care employment increased very slightly in 2021, ending the year up 0.4%, or 63,000 jobs compared to December 2020. But beneath this modest overall growth there was a marked shift from institutional settings to ambulatory care settings—view the numbers and Altarum's initial analysis.
As part of our Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality-funded evaluation of PACE’s Covid-19 adaptions, we spoke with PACE administrators in six states. They shared how they crafted innovative solutions to meet both the physical and emotional needs of participants, families, and staff in a changing and challenging health landscape.
Last month, we had the privilege of hosting three leaders in the field of disease surveillance and public health informatics to discuss the challenges faced in their states during the COVID-19 pandemic and the infrastructure modernization efforts underway in their jurisdictions. Here’s what we learned, and how we can help.
Altarum is providing technical assistance to states to advance connectivity between state public health newborn screening programs and health care providers.
Learn how our trainings have helped WIC and community health centers in Texas address opioid misuse among new mothers through improved screening and referrals.
Learn how our data insights lead to higher satisfaction rates among Defense Health Agency patients.
We created an application that renders patient care plans from a consolidated-clinical document architecture, facilitating care coordination among dual-eligibles.
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