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Access to Behavioral Health Care Remains a Challenge in Michigan

December 13, 2022 | Press Release

A new report from Altarum finds that access to mental illness and substance use disorder treatment remains a critical issue in Michigan. Funded by the Michigan Health Endowment Fund, the report uses 2019 data to provide a picture of access just prior to the pandemic.

Altarum Awarded Grant from Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott

November 15, 2022 | Announcement

Altarum is honored to receive grant from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. This generous gift recognizes Altarum’s impact in advancing the health of individuals with fewer financial resources and populations disenfranchised by the health care system.

Altarum Receives Contract Extension to Lead HL7 Helios FHIR Accelerator for Public Health

November 07, 2022 | Announcement

Not-for-profit, standards development organization HL7® International recently awarded Altarum a contract extension to provide program leadership of their Helios FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources) Accelerator for Public Health through September 2023. Learn how Helios advances public health interoperability through the refinement, adoption, and implementation of HL7 standards.

CDC Awards Altarum Five-Year Grant to Lead National Coalition for Sexual Health

September 22, 2022 | Announcement

Last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded Altarum a grant to continue its leadership of the National Coalition for Sexual Health (NCSH) through 2027. The award allows Altarum to build on its successful collaboration with a highly engaged coalition of over 200 national organizations and experts committed to advancing sexual health and improving the overall health of Americans.

Altarum Report Details How Culture Change in Nursing Homes Improved Quality of Life During Covid-19

August 29, 2022 | Announcement

Nursing homes that embraced culture change principles prior to Covid-19 largely maintained or expanded their efforts to focus on resident quality of life and person-centered care principles, a new study from Altarum and a group of leading culture-change organizations finds. Learn key findings from our recent survey of 62 nursing homes in 30 states.

Altarum’s Corey Rhyan Offers Insights on Health Care Inflation on Kaiser Family Foundation Webinar and MarketWatch

August 25, 2022 | Perspective

Altarum featured on the Kaiser Family Foundation’s virtual conversation series, The Health Wonk Shop, and in MarketWatch article on trends in health care inflation and what might be expected in 2023 and beyond.

Medicare and Private Insurance Health Care Prices Diverge Substantially in 2022

August 24, 2022 | Perspective

Read Altarum’s recent blog reviewing some of the underlying trends in health sector price growth, including a look at the different trajectories of private insurance and Medicare prices for health care services in 2022.

CMS, Center for Health Care Strategies, and Arnold Ventures Discuss New Opportunities for Supporting Dually Eligible Individuals

August 10, 2022 | Announcement

Watch webinar recording to learn more about significant opportunity to enhance and better align programs for individuals eligible for full Medicaid and Medicare benefits (dually eligible individuals).