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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.

Health Care Regains Half of Jobs Lost This Spring

August 07, 2020 | Perspective

The U.S. health sector is continuing to regain jobs, but at a slower pace than in May and June. Adding 125,000 jobs in July, the health sector regained more than 780,000 jobs, or about half of the 1.58 million jobs lost in March and April.

Health Spending Rebound Continues into June Amidst Economic Devastation and New Covid-19 Fears

July 31, 2020 | Perspective

With yesterday’s release of U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) data for the second quarter of 2020, dire economic anxieties were confirmed as we saw the worst reading in the series’ history (which goes back to 1947): a drop of 32.9% at a seasonally adjusted annual rate.

Health Care Regains More than 40 Percent of Jobs Lost, But Impact of COVID Resurgence Lies Ahead

July 02, 2020 | Perspective

According to today’s jobs report, health care added 358,000 jobs in June 2020. Combined with the 315,000 jobs added in May, the health sector has regained 43% of the 1.6 million jobs lost in March and April.

Signaling Support Isn’t Enough. We Must Take Action to Eliminate Racial Disparities

July 01, 2020 | Announcement

Racial disparities and inequities in life outcomes have remained wide and persistent despite many years of supportive rhetoric from well-meaning politicians, corporate leaders, and thought leaders. Action is needed now, but what are the solutions?