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Applying Lean to Improve the Patient Visit Process at Three Federally Qualified Health Centers

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July 1, 2011

Over an 18-month period, Altarum provided Lean training and technical assistance to FQHC staff members, enabling them to analyze complex procedures and interactions, identify root causes of problems, and test changes and solutions.

Drilling for Results: The Quest for Objective Exercise Evaluations

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December 22, 2004

In March 2004, the Texas Institute for Health Policy Research (TIHPR), a nonprofit health policy think-tank in Austin, Texas, in collaboration with Altarum, began developing quantifiable exercise metrics for the Texas Department of Health (TDH).

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Health Sector Trend Report, June 2018

Health Sector Trend Reports

These reports, with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, provide a monthly summary of key trends in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment.

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