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Center for Consumer Choice in Health Care Research Findings—Fall 2014

Altarum conducts semiannual surveys to better understand consumer beliefs, practices, and preferences regarding health care. The fall 2014 Altarum Survey of Consumer Health Care Opinions is the seventh in this ongoing series.

Center for Consumer Choice in Health Care Research Findings—Spring 2014

Altarum conducts semiannual surveys to better understand consumer beliefs, practices, and preferences regarding health care.

Measuring Consumer Engagement

Altarum’s Center for Consumer Choice in Health Care (CCCHC) has created the Altarum Consumer Engagement (ACE) Measure™, a 21-item survey that assesses four domains of health engagement.

CCCHC Research Findings—Fall 2013

The fall 2013 Altarum Survey of Consumer Health Care Opinions is the fifth in an ongoing series of semiannual surveys produced by the Altarum Center for Consumer Choice in Health Care.

ACE Measure™

Consumer involvement in health care decisions results in safer, more effective, and less expensive health care.

CCCHC Research Findings - Spring/Summer 2013

This report covers several areas. To begin, it describes consumer health characteristics, cost sharing, health care utilization, and general perceptions about satisfaction with care. Next, it describes consumers’ preferred roles in decisions about health care and characteristics associated with wanting an active role.

Steering Employees Toward Safer Care

Coinciding with the release of the fall 2012 results on HospitalSafetyScore.com, Altarum has released a new white paper describing strategies employers can use to increase the safety and quality of hospital care their employees receive and describes successful approaches used by leading employers across the United States.

Altarum Comparison of Physician and Consumer Health Care Opinions - September 2012

Health care consumers are adapting to significant changes in how they can seek and select care.

Fall 2011 Altarum Survey of Consumer Health Care Opinions

The Fall 2011 Altarum Survey of Consumer Health Care Opinions report covers several areas.

Fall 2012 Altarum Survey of Consumer Health Care Opinions Results

Consumers continue to play an increasingly active role in making health care decisions.

View On-The-Street Consumer Interviews

Interviewers from the Altarum Center for Consumer Choice in Health Care asked consumers on the streets of Washington, DC, questions about health care choices.

Spring/Summer 2012 Altarum Survey of Consumer Health Care Opinions - August 2012

The Spring/Summer 2012 Altarum Survey of Consumer Health Care Opinions report covers several topics.

Quality, Preferences, and Hospice: A Voice for Frail Elders

Altarum’s Center for Consumer Choice in Health Care has been awarded a 1-year $328,000 grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to study consumer preferences related to quality measures for hospice care during challenging end-of-life transitions.

Altarum's Center for Consumer Choice in Health Care Goes Social

Researchers in Altarum’s Center for Consumer Choice in Health Care are exploring this rich source of consumer information to capture the collective wisdom from “crowd-sourcing.”

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