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New Economic Impact Study Shows Lack of Basic Water and Sanitation Services Costs US Economy Over $8.5 Billion per Year

June 28, 2022 | Press Release

DigDeep, with support from Altarum, today released a new report that shows the lack of basic water and sanitation services is costing the U.S. economy over $8.5 billion per year. The study is the first to calculate the cost of allowing millions of Americans to live without running water or a flush toilet at home, and how these costs reverberate throughout the country’s economy.

New Online Catalog Launched for Public Health Interoperability Training

June 16, 2022 | Announcement

Administered by Altarum and developed by a small group of volunteers committed to elevating the knowledge and skills of others working to improve public health interoperability, the Public Health Interoperability Training Catalog is a curated set of training and education resources, tools, presentations, and publications on interoperability.

Common Challenges States Face in Tackling Siloed Public Health Data and Promises for Removing Roadblocks Highlighted on Webinar

June 13, 2022 | Announcement

In the second webinar in Altarum’s Public Health Systems Modernization series, Altarum hosted an engaging discussion with four public health leaders from Utah, Minnesota, and Michigan who shared their approaches to tackling the issue of data silos—what has worked, what challenges remain, and what plans are in place to securely connect data across the public health spectrum.

The Public Health Emergency and PACE, a Legacy of Flexibility

May 23, 2022 | Perspective

The regulatory flexibilities granted during the public health emergency may soon end. Many programs that serve high-need older adults, such as the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), used these flexibilities to adapt and expand care delivery. What are the implications and what needs to be done to ensure organizations that serve older adults, especially those that are dually eligible and rely on these services to remain in their communities, can maintain continuity of service?

Palladian Partners, an Altarum Company, Announces Jason Young as Its Next President

May 09, 2022 | Press Release

Altarum named Jason Young president of its subsidiary, Palladian Partners, a health-focused strategic communications and marketing firm based in Silver Spring, Maryland. Learn more about Young, a two-time Obama Administration appointee who served at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

New ARHQ Report on WIC Outcomes Peer Reviewed by Altarum’s Dr. Tara Fowler

April 19, 2022 | Announcement

Altarum’s Dr. Tara Fowler contributed as an independent peer reviewer of a newly published AHRQ report "Maternal and Childhood Outcomes associated with the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC)”, from The Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) Program.

Altarum to Evaluate the National Hypertension Control Initiative

April 14, 2022 | Announcement

In support of up to 150 health centers participating in the initiative, Altarum and partner Arbor Research Collaborative for Health have been awarded a 27-month contract by the HRSA Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) to provide training, technical assistance, measurement, and evaluation services.

Altarum’s Corey Rhyan Offers Insights to CNN on Health Care Prices and Inflation

April 12, 2022 | Announcement

Senior Analyst Rhyan recently spoke with CNN’s Tami Luhby on why health care costs are not rising at rates consumers are experiencing in other areas.