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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.
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.
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.
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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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