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April 8, 2016
National health spending in February 2016 was 4.8% higher than health spending in February 2015. While this rate is somewhat higher than the 4.5% growth observed in both December 2015 and January 2016, February is the fourth consecutive month in which it has been below 5%.
March 11, 2016
National health spending in January 2016 was 4.9% higher than health spending in January 2015, slightly above the December 2015 growth rate of 4.8% but well below the 6.8% peak in February 2015.
February 16, 2016
New effort from Oliver Wyman and Altarum examines the health information needs of vulnerable populations and how the marketplace could better serve them.
February 16, 2016
Health Spending Growth Fell to 4.9% in December and Stands at 5.9% for 2015 Overall
January 15, 2016
National health spending in November 2015 was up 5.0% compared to November 2014, continuing the slowdown from a peak of nearly 7% growth in February 2015.
January 5, 2016
Altarum announces the foundation of its new Center for Ethics in Health Care. The Center will focus on improving health care by improving ethics programs and practices.
Health-Sector Jobs Hit New High Even While Spending Moderates and Price Growth Remains Historically Low
November 12, 2015
The health sector added a robust 44,900 new jobs in October and now accounts for 10.7% of total employment — an all-time high.
October 9, 2015
National health spending in August 2015 was 5.7% higher than in August 2014.
October 2, 2015
Altarum is excited to announce that it will lead the Michigan arm of a three-state quality improvement effort funded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
September 11, 2015
The health sector added 40,500 new jobs in August and totaled 314,000 jobs through the first 8 months of 2015, nearly twice the number added during the first 8 months of 2014.
September 2, 2015
Thank you for your efforts to control health spending while maintaining high-quality care.
August 21, 2015
Altarum’s Michigan Veteran Community Action Teams (MiVCAT) Project has been awarded the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Seven Seals Award for 2015.
August 18, 2015
Altarum has revised and relaunched its successful consumer engagement tool, Altarum Consumer Engagement-12, or ACE-12.
August 13, 2015
National health spending in June 2015 was 5.7% higher than in June 2014, down from the 8-year high growth rate of 6.7% in the first quarter of 2015. The 5.7% growth rate is still, however, higher than the new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 2014 estimate of 5.5%.
September 11, 2014
For the second year in a row, Altarum has been named one of the winners of the 101 Best and Brightest in Wellness™ Award.
Altarum Named One of the Michigan 2014 Winners of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™ Award
August 8, 2014
Altarum has been named one of the Michigan 2014 winners of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™ award from the Michigan Business and Professional Association.
April 23, 2014
Altarum has been awarded the 2014 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval and the Health & Wellness Seal of Approval, according to the Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE).
September 13, 2013
Altarum has been named one of the Michigan 2013 winners of the 101 Best and Brightest in Wellness™ award from the Michigan Business and Professional Association.
April 17, 2013
Altarum has received the 2013 Workplace Excellence Award and Health & Wellness Trailblazer Award from the Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) and is recognized in the Greater Washington, D.C. area as one of the best places to work.
April 1, 2013
Altarum won two awards in 2012-2013 from the Society for Technical Communications (STC) Summit Competition: an Award of Excellence for the 2011 Altarum Annual Report and an Award of Merit for the publication Altarum: An Overview of Initiatives to Promote Health and Wellness.