Our Work

Displaying 41 - 60 of 203

Autonomous Vehicles and Public Health

The development of self-driving cars, or autonomous vehicles (AVs), offers the potential to dramatically affect public health. Yet technological changes as potentially transformational as AVs can be accompanied by a plethora of unintended consequences.

Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Purchased Care (PC) ICD-10 Program Management Support

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) adopted a rule in 2009 that required covered entities (health plans, health care providers, and health care clearinghouses) that conduct electronic Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act standard transactions to move from ICD-9 to the next generation ICD-10 code sets by October 1, 2013.

Defense Health Agency (DHA) Uniform Business Office (UBO) Program Management Support

Altarum’s UBO Program Office Support Team assists the DHA, the Military Departments (Army, Navy, and Air Force), and the National Capital Region Medical Directorate with improving revenue cycle operations throughout the Military Health System (MHS), implementing shared services operations and best practices, and generally contributing to the DHA mission.

Veterans Health Administration Consolidated Patient Account Center (CPAC) Program Workforce Development (WFD)

CPAC sought Altarum to initiate a WFD Training Needs Analysis to perform a comprehensive assessment of current CPAC WFD performance, identify gaps in services, and provide recommendations based on industry best practices to improve overall program effectiveness.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Suicide White Paper

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2011, suicide accounted for more than 39,500 deaths—approximately one person every 13 minutes.

Military Health System (MHS) Studies and Biostatistical Support

Altarum provides studies and biostatistical analysis support services to the Defense Health Agency (DHA) Business Support Directorate (BSD).

Recovery Month 2015

Join us in celebrating recovery by creating your own recovery bumper sticker and sharing it with your family, your friends, and the world.


ImageSmart™ is a clinical decision support (CDS) solution that provides real-time clinical guidance for determining which imaging test is most appropriate for your patient’s clinical presentation. ImageSmart™ connects you to the right information at the right time for the right ordering decision.

The Action Steps to Good Sexual Health

Good sexual health is about much more than avoiding disease. Five key action steps can help individuals protect and improve their sexual health and overall well-being across the life span.

Sexual Health Message Frameworks for the Public and Media

Among the public and professionals, there was confusion about what sexual health is and how to achieve it.

Helping Health Care Providers Address Sexual Health

The National Coalition for Sexual Health (NCSH) aims to improve sexual health and well-being by encouraging productive and sustained conversations about sexual health and promoting high quality sexual health information and services.

Take Charge of Your Sexual Health: What You Need to Know About Preventive Services

Many Americans are not getting the preventive sexual health services that they need, which can protect and improve sexual health and even save lives.

National Coalition for Sexual Health

The National Coalition for Sexual Health aims to make sexual health a common part of our national discourse and to promote high-quality sexual health care services.

Aspirin Project

The Aspirin Project is an initiative in Altarum’s Center for Prevention. The Project’s goal is to increase awareness about daily, low-dose aspirin use for the prevention of disease. Serving both consumers and providers, it provides unbiased information about who should and who shouldn’t take aspirin.

White House Conference on Aging

On Monday, July 13, the Obama Administration will host the sixth White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) in Washington, DC.

Defense Health Agency Data Management and Quality Improvement Initiative

In collaboration with the Defense Manpower Data Center, Altarum launched a data quality improvement initiative to progressively analyze Defense Health Agency data for inaccuracy and duplication to create a more accurate Standard Insurance Table (SIT).

Oral Health Initiative Intervention Selection and Planning Tool

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.

Palladian and NIH Office of the Director

The language of health care is complex, but clear communication is necessary for science to flourish.

HEPA Standards for YUSA

Nationwide, more than 8 million children and adolescents participate in afterschool programs.

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.


Featured Project