Our research is used by government agencies, foundations, and others to advance better health policies and programs.
Disparities in health impose a substantial human cost and a significant economic burden. Our report puts numbers around that economic burden for the state of Texas.
79% of health care jobs held by men have returned compared to only 62% for women, resulting in 530,000 fewer women employed in health care through October.
National health spending continues its slow recovery, hospitals and nursing home care continue to lead the overall change in health care prices, and 2/3 of health care jobs lost have been regained, but remain at 500K below their pre-COVID-19 level.
In this report, Altarum along with our partner Public Agenda explore community-engaged research and how it can help marginalized members of a community have a voice in health policy decisions.
National health spending recovers to 1.0% higher than September 2019 level, health care price growth has it's slowest year over year growth rate of the past seven months, and jobs are still 3.6% below pre-COVID-19 level.
In this study prepared by Altarum, C. Eugene Steuerle of the Urban Institute explains that every government health program should operate under the same budget constraint that applies to other government programs.
This special report authored by Altarum, National PACE Association, and Fallon Health, details innovations deployed by PACE organizations during Covid-19—including the rapid creation of Covid-19 infirmaries and new programming to combat social isolation.