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April 24, 2018
The United States economy could be $8 trillion larger by 2050 if the country eliminated racial disparities in health, education, incarceration and employment, according to a national study released by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Altarum.
March 20, 2017
If current gaps in education, health, and income don’t narrow among people of color in Texas, the future economic stakes are high.
February 1, 2017
Models of care that are data driven, tailored to patient needs and integrate care from healthcare and social service providers are extremely promising and deserve the sustained attention of policymakers and advocates.
May 29, 2015
Drawing research from a range of sources, including The Johns Hopkins University, the Altarum and consultants from Michigan State University, Brandeis University and Harvard University, this report estimates the potential economic benefits of seizing opportunities in actively promoting equity and addressing racial and ethnic inequities in Michigan.
April 1, 2015
Population-level interventions focused on policy, systems, and environmental change strategies are increasingly being used to affect and improve the health of populations.
October 24, 2013
There is a substantial earnings gap between non‐Hispanic whites and persons of color in the U.S. that applies to males and females across all ages.
February 21, 2013
Postpartum depression is estimated to occur among 10–20% of new mothers and has long been known to differentially affect low-income women.
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.
June 30, 2011
Case studies were undertaken of coalitions, direct service providers, a national professional association, and national advocacy organizations to explore how partnerships were used to address complex health issues at local, regional, and national levels.
April 5, 2011
This webcast provides full audio and video coverage of the March 29, 2011 Altarum Health Policy Forum Roundtable titled "Public Health, Wellness, and the Prevention and Public Health Fund: How Health Reform Seeks to Transform Health Care and Reduce Costs."
March 25, 2011
This report details the findings of an Altarum-led study to examine the impact of the changes to the WIC food package on small authorized WIC vendors in Colorado, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.
February 25, 2011
The Altarum WIC Food Package Evaluation Symposium, held on November 30, 2010 in Washington, D.C., was a conference to aid researchers, policymakers, and program administrators in understanding the impact of the new WIC food package on participants, communities, and nutrition policy.
June 17, 2010
This Altarum Policy Roundtable Report (in PDF) provides and in-depth summary of the June 17, 2010 Altarum Policy Roundtable entitled "From Right to Responsibility-What Does the "American Experience" Mean For the Success of Health Care Reform?"
December 1, 2009
Altarum has published its first annual Research Report, “Innovation, Health, and Equity – Taking a Systems Approach to Health and Economic Vitality,” with original research by Altarum’s three Distinguished Scholars and Research Directors.
September 15, 2009
This webcast provides full audio and video coverage of the September 15, 2009 Altarum Policy Roundtable entitled "Immigrant Health: Issues of Access and Equity in a New Era."
June 18, 2009
Altarum's Distinguished Scholars and Research Directors have released research addressing the three critical attributes Altarum believes must be addressed in health reform to achieve financial stability and better health outcomes for all Americans.
Measuring Human Development in America: Understanding How America Is, and Is Not, the Land of the "Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise"
October 23, 2008
This Roundtable Report summarizes the October 23, 2008, Altarum Policy Roundtable featuring Sarah Burd-Sharps, Kristen Lewis, and Sherry Glied, Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University.
November 28, 2007
On November 28, 2007, Altarum hosted Dr. David A. Kindig and Dr. J. Michael McGinnis at an Altarum Policy Roundtable to share their knowledge of the determinants of population health and the policy implications of this knowledge.
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.