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New ARHQ Report on WIC Outcomes Peer Reviewed by Altarum’s Dr. Tara Fowler

April 19, 2022 | Announcement

Altarum’s Dr. Tara Fowler contributed as an independent peer reviewer of a newly published AHRQ report "Maternal and Childhood Outcomes associated with the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC)”, from The Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) Program.

Altarum to Evaluate the National Hypertension Control Initiative

April 14, 2022 | Announcement

In support of up to 150 health centers participating in the initiative, Altarum and partner Arbor Research Collaborative for Health have been awarded a 27-month contract by the HRSA Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) to provide training, technical assistance, measurement, and evaluation services.

Altarum’s Corey Rhyan Offers Insights to CNN on Health Care Prices and Inflation

April 12, 2022 | Announcement

Senior Analyst Rhyan recently spoke with CNN’s Tami Luhby on why health care costs are not rising at rates consumers are experiencing in other areas.

National Imperative from The National Academies Press Focuses on Nursing Home Quality

April 06, 2022 | Announcement

“The National Imperative to Improve Nursing Home Quality” report from The National Academies Press features Altarum’s Systems Change Tracking Tool and social isolation study.

The Impact of Federal Support Program Funding by Type of Health Care Provider

April 01, 2022 | Perspective

In this paper, we use publicly reported data on the distribution of funds in 2020 under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Provider Relief Fund (PRF), combined with estimates of total federal support funds by setting from the CMS estimates of National Health Expenditures (NHE), to estimate where the dollars distributed under each program went by health care setting and to examine the degree to which each program was important to the financial stability of each setting.

Altarum Commentary on CMS Health Spending Projections Published on Health Affairs Forefront

March 28, 2022 | Announcement

Altarum Fellow George Miller, Program Director Ani Turner, and Senior Analyst Corey Rhyan, along with Katherine Hempstead of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, recently published a commentary on CMS' national health expenditure projections in Health Affairs Forefront.

Is Virtual Service Delivery a Viable Option for Seniors?

March 01, 2022 | Perspective

In the latest entry in our series examining PACE’s Covid-19 response, we share our findings regarding virtual care delivery successes and barriers at six PACE sites across the country. We also make the case for building a stronger evidence base to guide the future integration of virtual services in a program known for its human touch.

States Hold Keys to Health Care Affordability, But Are They Using Them?

February 08, 2022 | Announcement

A blog post published in Health Affairs Forefront describes how a new tool from Altarum’s Healthcare Value Hub provides critical information about states’ performance in four domains of action related to health care affordability.