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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.
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’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 of Michigan’s 12th district will kick-off Altarum’s ninth annual Sustainable Health Care Spending Symposium on July 9 on Capitol Hill.
The American Board of Medical Specialties announced today that Altarum has joined its Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program, enabling physicians who are board certified by one or more of the 18 of 24 ABMS Member Boards participating in the Portfolio Program to earn Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Improvement in Medical Practice (Part IV) credit for approved Altarum practice improvement and quality improvement activities.
Altarum experts warn against changes to the OPM that could undercount the number of Americans in need of services that are critical to better health and economic outcomes among the most vulnerable in society.
Modern Healthcare reports on Altarum's research, which showed slower decreases in spending growth on low-value care services than expected.
Despite increase attention, little progress has been made in the transition from low- to high-value care in the U.S.