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To connect policymakers and advocates with emerging research on topics pertinent to the health reform debate, Altarum is commissioning a series of studies with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Socio-economic Disparities Pose Risk to Texas's Economy. Investments in Health and Education Can Overcome Them.
Texas has long enjoyed one of the strongest economies in the nation, but widening disparities among the state’s growing population—particularly minority groups—puts this growth at risk. "The Business Case for Expanding Opportunity and Equity in Texas" examines this development and the economic stakes and opportunities it presents.
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.
Moving toward racial equity is not only a matter of social justice; it could play a significant role in the nation’s future economic growth and fiscal outlook. “The Business Case for Racial Equity,” summarizes the economic impact of racism and the benefits of advancing racial equity as the demography of our nation continues to evolve.
Ani Turner, Deputy Director for Altarum’s Center for Sustainable Health Spending, appeared on the nationally syndicated Bev Smith radio show to discuss the latest study by Altarum and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation on “The Business Case for Racial Equity.”
Repository for the health workforce research and modeling conducted by staff in Altarum's Center for Sustainable Health Spending.
Altarum developed a system of models to project and compare supply and demand by specialty for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, and certified registered nurse anesthetists in the United States from 2010 to 2030 for the National Center for Health Workforce Analysis at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr).
Altarum’s Center for Sustainable Health Spending (CSHS) is engaged in a multiyear research program to investigate spending on prevention and the value obtained from such investments.
A major objective of the Center for Sustainable Health Spending is to define, quantify, analyze and explain sustainable health spending.
Three Health Sector Economic Indicators briefs released monthly by the Center for Sustainable Health Spending covering health spending, health employment, and health prices (including utilization).