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Information Technology and the Aging Network: Opportunities to Enhance Information Technology Capacity
April 25, 2017
The purpose of this report is to examine opportunities for the Aging Network to expand partnerships with health care organizations and other entities through focusing on the value of investing in information technology (IT).
January 27, 2016
Despite the challenges of perennially low funding levels and the lack of federal investment in the development of infrastructure and technology for the aging network, it is showing signs of significant progress in developing relationships with a diverse array of health care organizations.
June 11, 2014
Dignity-driven decision making (DDDM) is beginning to move into wider circulation in the U.S. health care system.
Assessing Care Integration for Dual-Eligible Beneficiaries: A Review of Quality Measures Chosen by States in the Financial Alignment Initiative
March 25, 2014
Caring for the 9 million low-income elderly or disabled adults who are eligible for full benefits under both Medicare and Medicaid can be extremely costly.
February 28, 2014
Quality Matters asked Lynn how the U.S. health care system could do a better job of caring for these patients.
December 3, 2013
Many of us – tens of millions, in fact – are on track to live into our 80s and beyond.
November 13, 2013
Those lucky enough to grow old—including millions of Baby Boomers—face a health care system not designed to meet the real needs of very old people for continuity of care, community-based services, access to nutrition and transportation, and help for family caregivers.
October 23, 2012
Altarum has a long history of successfully supporting and spearheading a broad range of important public health initiatives.
October 5, 2012
Health care is in crisis worldwide, with millions suffering from life-limiting illness and disease. Many current health care models exclude or mute the voices of those they serve, resulting in sub-optimal care and outcomes.
July 11, 2012
This webcast provides full audio and video coverage of the June 5, 2011 Altarum Health Policy Forum Roundtable titled "Speak Up! Influential Women Give Voice to the Challenges of Elder Care."
April 26, 2012
Combining elements of an informal book club meeting and an intriguing policy seminar, guest authors Muriel Gillick, Susan Jacoby, Joanne Lynn, Francine Russo, and Cheryl Woodson spoke about their work, experiences and the compelling stories that led to publications with profound implications for public policy.
October 27, 2009
This Altarum Roundtable report provides an in-depth summary of the October 27, 2009 Health Policy Roundtable entitled "Will Health Care Reform Make "Good" Deaths for an Aging America Possible?"
Who benefits from manufacturer drug rebates? A new report from the Altarum Center for Value in Health Care examines the impact of behind-the-scenes rebates on both health plans and consumers.