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The goals of this project are to expand the YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program to reach more African-American/ Black and Hispanic/Latino populations, implement healthy eating and physical activity standards in early childhood and afterschool programs serving these populations, and achieve jurisdiction-wide health impact through implementation of jurisdiction-wide changes.
Altarum led the first research and demonstration project of Decent Care Values, a unique model that constructs health care based on affected people voicing what they need and want while living with disease and illness.
The Fall 2011 Altarum Survey of Consumer Health Care Opinions report covers several areas.
Interviewers from the Altarum Center for Consumer Choice in Health Care asked consumers on the streets of Washington, DC, questions about health care choices.
The Spring/Summer 2012 Altarum Survey of Consumer Health Care Opinions report covers several topics.
Altarum's Center for Food and Nutrition has conducted WIC Participant-Centered Services assessments in over 30 states in multiple USDA Regions.
Altarum's Center for Food and Nutrition completed an evaluation of small stores’ ability to provide healthy food options under the revised Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Food Packages, as part of its internal research and demonstration agenda called the Childhood Obesity Prevention Project.
Altarum has been involved in several projects to assess and promote nutrition education programs targeting low-income families, including those eligible for the Special Supplemental Program for WIC.
Altarum assisted SAMHSA in providing technical assistance and training to help all 50 state substance abuse agencies respond to the requirements of health care reform, individual State initiatives, and new federal regulations.
As a subcontractor to Rife Communications, Altarum’s subsidiary Palladian Partners provided HHS’s Office on Women’s Health with strategic and tactical recommendations for womenshealth.gov.
The State of Texas Medicaid Services: Assessment of Case Management for Children and Pregnant Women (CPW) for Class Members
The CPW study looked at Class Members who had health conditions/risks or high-risk pregnancies and had a need for case management services to prevent illness(es) or medical condition(s) to maintain function or slow further deterioration, and for those who wanted case management services.
Altarum conducts three separate, ongoing surveys in support of the U.S. Office of the Surgeon General: the Army Provider-Level Outpatient Satisfaction Survey (OSS), the Warrior Transition Unit (WTU) Survey, and the Medical Evaluation Board (MEB) Survey.
The Defense Health Agency wishes to adapt, implement and report on an instrument modeled after Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems.
Altarum conducts the monthly TRICARE Outpatient Satisfaction Survey (TROSS), including all operations and analyses.
The Texas Medicaid No Care Study is the first of three projects in which Altarum supported the Texas Health and Human Services Commission in court-ordered studies resulting from the Frew v. Hawkins legal case.
The Survey of Ill or Injured Service Members Post Operational Deployment was a large-scale telephone survey conducted from May 2007 to September 2013.
In compliance with Public Law, Altarum conducts an independent, comprehensive study to help better understand barriers to the provision of comprehensive health care for women who are Veterans.