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Survey of Nursing Home Residents Reveals Deep Emotional Toll of Social Isolation Under Covid-19

October 01, 2020 | Press Release

A new survey of nursing home residents by Altarum provides a rare glimpse into how Covid-19 restrictions of nursing facilities have impacted nearly every aspect of resident life and led to the unintended consequence of drastically reducing frail elders’ connection to community and family, a fundamental human need.

Altarum and the University of Michigan Team Up to Help Primary Care Providers Prevent Opioid Misuse in Older Adults

September 29, 2020 | Press Release

In a new initiative funded by the Agency for Health Research and Quality, Altarum and the University of Michigan are partnering to develop, implement, evaluate, and disseminate strategies to improve the management of opioid use, misuse, and opioid use disorder in older adults in primary care, including those in diverse populations.

Altarum Releases Policy Roadmap for Making Insulin Affordable

September 10, 2020 | Press Release

How did insulin become unaffordable for millions of Americans and what can policymakers do about it? Our new report answers this question and provides a detailed set of policy proposals to rein in the cost.

Racism Is a Public Health Crisis in America

August 28, 2020 | Announcement

Altarum’s Innovative Value-based Payment Solution—PROMETHEUS Analytics®—is Acquired by Change Healthcare

August 26, 2020 | Press Release

Altarum is pleased to announce that Change Healthcare has acquired PROMETHEUS Analytics®, an Altarum software application that supports episode analytics, health care payment, and value-based initiatives.

Rural Mothers with Substance Use Disorders Often Struggle to Access Care. Wider Adoption of Tailored Telehealth Can Help

August 14, 2020 | Perspective

How can we ensure rural women navigating motherhood in these difficult times are getting the care they need? The answer may lie with tailored patient-centered telehealth services.

HRSA Selects Altarum to Lead Innovations in Newborn Screening Interoperability Resource Center

August 12, 2020 | Press Release

Altarum has been selected by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to lead the Innovations in Newborn Screening Interoperability Resource Center, a $3.8 million initiative over three years.

Livingston County Catholic Charities and Altarum Release Toolkit on How to Create and Operate a Volunteer Caregiver Corps

August 07, 2020 | Press Release

To address a growing need for reliable long-term care supports in communities and neighborhoods across the country, Altarum and Livingston County Catholic Charities have developed a customizable toolkit on how to create and operate a corps of community volunteers who can safely provide non-medical services to older adults and people with disabilities living at home.