Publications

Our research is used by government agencies, foundations, and others to advance better health policies and programs.

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May 2019 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

May 16, 2019 | Economic Indicators

See the latest data on health spending, price, and labor growth.

Health Sector Trend Report, April 2019

May 02, 2019 | Trend Reports

This quarterly report examines current trends in US health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment.

Consumer-Centric Evaluation of Healthcare Price and Quality Transparency Tools

April 19, 2019 | Research Brief

In this report, Altarum researchers evaluate price transparency tools designed to help consumers make informed choices about where and from whom they receive health care. The findings may surprise you.

How Will LTSS and Medical Care Integrate to Provide Community-Based Care?

April 15, 2019 | Online Article

Altarum contributed an article about two community-based programs that are successfully integrating LTSS into medical care to a Spring 2019 supplement of GENERATIONS – Journal of the American Society on Aging.

April 2019 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

April 12, 2019 | Economic Indicators

See the latest data on health spending, price, and labor growth.

The Obesity Epidemic in Marion County and Indiana

March 25, 2019 | Report

In this comprehensive review and critical analysis of the literature, Altarum identified recommended and promising strategies to address obesity in five key settings.

March 2019 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

March 15, 2019 | Economic Indicators

See the latest data on health spending, price, and labor growth.

Travel and Wait Times Are Longest for Health Care Services and Result in an Annual Opportunity Cost of $89 Billion

February 22, 2019 | Research Brief

According to data analyzed from the BLS American Time Use Survey, accessing professional health care services required on average 34 minutes of travel and 11 minutes of waiting, a burden that hasn’t changed over the past 11 years.