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With funding from the National Institute for Health Care Reform, Altarum’s Center for Sustainable Health Spending and its research partners are working to understand and examine strategies for improving the health of the people of Detroit, and the related economic consequences.
Altarum is a subcontractor to Mathematica Policy Research for the Oral Health Initiative, which supports state efforts to improve access to health care for children enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
Nationwide, more than 8 million children and adolescents participate in afterschool programs.
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.
Policy Research and Evaluation of Michigan-Based Programs to Increase Physical Activity and Promote Healthy Eating
Altarum provided policy research and evaluation support to several projects funded by the Michigan Department of Community Health that focus ed on promoting physical activity and healthy eating.
Project reports and resources from the CHOMP Mission Project are available here.
Altarum serves as lead third party verifier and evaluator for the Partnership for a Healthier America.
Altarum's Center Leads Early Childhood Track of Building a Healthier Future Summit Featuring First Lady Michelle Obama
Altarum's Center Leads Early Childhood Track of Building a Healthier Future Summit Featuring First Lady Michelle Obama.
Developing Resources to Support, Monitor, and Evaluate Community Coalitions Focused on Early Childhood
Altarum Insitute provides support to community-based coalitions focused on early childhood system building.
Challenges and Opportunities Related to Implementation of Child Care Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies in Delaware
Summary of Altarum study in Delaware examining the implementation of healthy eating and physical activity standards in child care programs.
Altarum provided technical assistance to State Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Initiatives.
Altarum's Center for Child and Youth Development Presents Findings on State Efforts to Tackle Obesity Through Child Care Quality Rating and Improvement Systems.