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Work-related injuries and illnesses (I&I) cause a tremendous burden on society. I&I are costly for employers, workers, and families due to economic, health and related personal costs that arise from interruption or loss of income, reduced capacity to work, temporary or permanent dislocation, reduced capacity to find new employment, and need for medical care.
Altarum integrates independent research and client-centered consulting to deliver comprehensive, systems-based solutions that improve health and health care.
The number of Veterans who require assistance to live independently and achieve gainful employment is expected to increase exponentially over the coming years.
As part of its internal research and demonstration agenda, Altarum partnered with federally qualified health centers in Maine, Michigan, and Virginia to pilot the Lean process improvement approach (“Lean”).
The Community Health Center Innovation Mission Project implemented strategies to improve health care delivery for vulnerable populations.
Altarum serves as a consult with the HHSA Community-based Care Transitions Program (CCTP) grant on the advisory board.
Military Health System Medical Military Construction Economic Analyses (EAs) and Health Care Requirements Analyses (HCRAs)
For the MHS, Altarum developed the Health Care Requirements Analysis approach for forecasting the health care needs of local populations and determining the most cost-effective manner for meeting those needs.
Altarum assists Navy Medicine in quantitatively describing the quality of care being provided to obstetric inpatients in both Naval and private sector hospitals.
As a subcontractor to Deloitte, Altarum provides subject matter expertise in the form of physicians, psychologists, nurses and doctoral level researcher to DCoE component centers Deployment Health Clinical Center and Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, as well as the program management office.