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What Can States Do to Address Poor Oral Health Outcomes for Low-Income Children?

October 08, 2019 | Perspective

Low-income children are five times more likely to suffer from untreated tooth decay compared to children with greater means, leading to suffering in adolescence and long-term health problems that can be easily prevented.

Five Actions to Address the Crisis in Long-Term Care Services and Supports

September 16, 2019 | Perspective

The eldercare crisis is among the top policy challenges facing the nation, yet the scope of the response to the crisis continues to fall short, even though the health and well-being of millions of Americans are at stake. What can states and their partners do to change this?

Continuing Education is Key to Sustained Quality Improvement in Health Care

August 29, 2019 | Announcement

Continuing education is central to improving quality of health care while lowering costs. That’s why we've launched a nationally accredited continuing education initiative that offers MOC Part IV programs that lead to system-wide change.

Altarum Analysis on Readmission Rates Yields Insights for Continuous Improvement in the Military Health System

August 06, 2019 | Announcement

New analysis by Altarum published in Health Affairs shows that seven and thirty-day unplanned readmission rates in the Military Health System (MHS) have fallen in the last eight years amid ongoing efforts by MHS to improve quality of care.

Most Michigan Residents with a Substance Use Disorder and Over a Third with a Mental Illness Go Untreated, According to New Study by Altarum

July 30, 2019 | Press Release

More than 650,000 Michiganders with a mental illness and over 500,000 with a substance use disorder fail to receive any treatment for their conditions, according to a new study by Altarum, which examined access to behavioral health services in Michigan by payer type.

Altarum Appoints Military Sociologist Bradford Booth to Lead Military and Veterans Health Work

July 26, 2019 | Announcement

Bradford Booth, PhD, has joined Altarum as head of its Center for Military and Veterans Health, which provides data-driven solutions for agencies within the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that improve access and quality of care while achieving operational efficiencies.

Altarum Launches Nationally Accredited Continuing Education Program to Drive Quality Improvement in Health Care

July 16, 2019 | Press Release

Altarum’s Maintenance of Certification Part IV and Performance Improvement AMA PRA Category 1™ programs deliver in-depth training that leads to sustained quality improvement in patient care.

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell to Speak at Altarum’s Sustainable Health Care Spending Symposium

July 02, 2019 | Announcement

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell of Michigan’s 12th district will kick-off Altarum’s ninth annual Sustainable Health Care Spending Symposium on July 9 on Capitol Hill.