Health Equity

Ensuring Equitable Access to Quality Care

Every initiative we undertake is grounded in health equity. From pinpointing strategies to address the social determinates of health to targeting public health interventions to reach  populations disproportionately affected by outbreaks, Altarum is committed to transforming our system of health care into one that is more just and equitable.

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Our Health Equity Expertise in Practice

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Enhancing Cancer Surveillance Efforts by Validating Cancer Data Quality

Altarum is improving the speed and accuracy of cancer data submission to enable scientists and public health officials across Michigan to have efficient and prompt access high-quality data.

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Building the Evidence Base for the Good Food for All Program

With Altarum’s insight and expertise, Partnership for a Healthier America is developing new strategies to expand access to healthy foods for all.

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Addressing Systemic Inequities in Support of a 21st Century Maternal and Child Health Workforce

We’re leading a strategic workgroup made up of MCHB staff and staff from 10 HBCUs to advance discussions and expand knowledge around maternal and child health.

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Our Health Equity Experts

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Chief Executive Officer, President, and Trustee
Tara Fowler
Vice President, Population Health
Sarah Barth
Executive Director, Medicare-Medicaid Services for States
Professional headshot of Altarum Chief Program and Strategy Officer Laura Sankey
Executive Vice President and Chief Program and Strategy Officer