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Altarum has been selected to conduct a statewide evaluation of the SNAP-Ed program for the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, as well as four public health surveys for the Oregon Health Authority.
To examine this question, Altarum is conducting a multi-site evaluation and providing technical assistance to local Special Olympics’ Health and Lifestyle Intervention programs in six states.
The economic burden of racial and ethnic health disparities in one of the nation's most populous and diverse states underscores the need for public investment in communities suffering from inequities in health and health care.
Since the unprecedented jobs losses of March and April 2020, health care employment has been recovering faster than overall employment, regaining about two-thirds (68%) of the jobs lost, while the economy overall has regained a bit over half (56%) of jobs lost.
Through a joint partnership under the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Health Data for Action Program, Altarum and CareJourney generated a remarkable new toolset to explore trends, determinants, and interventions in cost, quality, and access issues for geriatric and gerontological care.
Last week health care workers and long-term care residents began receiving the Covid-19 vaccine. Within months, the vaccine will reach nearly every jurisdiction in the country. It’s a historic public health mobilization, but also a rare opportunity to strengthen our health infrastructure.
Early analysis of 2020 Bureau of Economic Analysis data suggests ways that next year’s report from the CMS actuaries will look different from this year’s – or any year’s before that – with hospital spending down while prices are up, home health care substituting for nursing home case, and some professional services in dire straits.
Covid-19 has changed how society functions in countless ways, from how we see the doctor to how we shop for groceries. These new routines were born out of necessity, but they’ve quickly become habits that will remain long after Covid-19 recedes. What does this mean for how we support families through WIC?