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Altarum Seminar Offers a Large, Lively, and Timely Conversation on the PACE Model of Care

July 23, 2021 | Announcement

On July 14, Altarum brought together dozens of Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) leaders and experts, policymakers, and advocates to provide an in-depth look at the PACE program and its ability to meet the needs of a growing Medicare population. Watch a recording of the event.

Michael Monson Appointed Chief Executive Officer and President of Altarum by Board of Trustees

June 24, 2021 | Press Release

The Altarum Board of Trustees has selected Michael Monson to serve as CEO and president, where he will oversee the next stage of Altarum’s expansion and impact of solutions to advance health equity; public health technology; and Medicaid, Medicare, and Exchange programs. 

New Alzheimer’s Drug is Projected to Increase National Health Expenditures by More Than One Percent

June 16, 2021 | Perspective

Altarum's experts explore how a new Alzheimer’s drug could increase national health expenditures by more than one percent.

Altarum to Present at CSTE 2021 Annual Conference

June 08, 2021 | Announcement

Experts from Altarum's Center for Public Health Interoperability will present at the 2021 Annual Conference of CSTE, the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists.

Exploring PACE's Pandemic Response Offers an Opportunity for Broader LTSS Insights

May 26, 2021 | Perspective

Altarum social psychologist Christine Stanik writes how limited data to inform policy and practice of PACE has hindered wider expansion of the eldercare model. Now a new funding opportunity from AHRQ has opened the door for Altarum to conduct the most thorough analysis of PACE innovations to date.

Altarum Appoints Raena Akin-Deko and Lisa Tompkins-Brown to Leadership Team

May 14, 2021 | Announcement

Altarum has tapped Raena Akin-Deko and Lisa Tompkins-Brown, leaders in health care quality improvement and federal health programs, respectively, to expand the reach and impact of Altarum’s innovative solutions to advance health among at-risk and disenfranchised populations.

Altarum Webinar Offers Solutions to Improve Equity in the System of Home and Community-Based Services

May 12, 2021 | Announcement

Watch the recording of advocate and artist Tyree Brown, AARP Senior Vice President Jean Accius, and the Administration for Community Living's Alison Barkoff as they discuss the value of strengthening and expanding home and community-based services—and how increased funding, an integrated and whole-government approach, and lessons from other nations can help to reduce inequities.

Health Care Has Not Been a Driver of Jobs Recovery in 2021

May 11, 2021 | Perspective

In the spring of 2020, we saw that, unlike in previous recessions, the health sector did not serve as a backstop for economy-wide job losses, dropping 1.62 million jobs between February and April 2020. Through the first four months of 2021, we see that the health sector is also not playing its typical role as an engine of jobs recovery.