Disease Surveillance

Building the Next Generation Disease Surveillance System

To prepare Michigan for tomorrow’s public health challenges, Altarum is modernizing the state’s disease surveillance system with an innovative architecture and expanded monitoring and reporting capabilities.
WEBINAR: Long-Term Care Quality, Access, and Choice as Civil Rights

Quality, Access, and Choice in Long-Term Care

How do we build a more just system of home and community-based services? Watch a recording of our webinar.
Altarum Driving Change

Advancing Health of At-Risk and Disenfranchised Populations

Through research and analytics, technology, advisory services, and program implementation, we help federal and state agencies and other organizations improve health outcomes. Our solutions are more than road maps for improvement—they are a driving force for innovation.

Altarum News and Updates

News and Updates

Are Rising Health Care Prices Another COVID-19 Side Effect?

The dramatic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated economic recession on health care utilization, spending, and employment have been well-explored by experts tracking the US health sector. In this blog we summarize some of our recent findings on health sector price growth, using data from our Health Sector Economic Indicators (HSEI) through March 2021, focusing on changes in price trends just before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 16, 2021

How Should We Interpret the COVID-Related Reduction in Health Spending?

The rapid decline and subsequent rebound in the use of health care services and associated health spending in the U.S. as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic has been well documented. Spending on PHC from September 2020 through February 2021 has averaged nearly 0.5% below the same period the year before, suggesting that the pace of the recovery in spending has stalled, at least temporarily.

April 05, 2021

Altarum Launches AHRQ-Funded Cooperative in Michigan to Support Rural Practices in Preventing Heart Disease  

Altarum will lead a three-year project funded AHRQ to reduce the number of heart attacks and strokes in Michigan by helping rural primary care providers integrate and implement the best available evidence and treatment for hypertension and smoking cessation.

March 31, 2021

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