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Addressing the Opioid Crisis in Ohio

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February 12, 2018

Altarum helped Lorain County, Ohio create a roadmap for addressing the opioid crisis, beginning with a comprehensive assessment to determine challenges and gaps that were hindering the community's ability to respond at full capacity.

Michigan Veterans Community Action Teams - Region 5 Community Assessment Report

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September 21, 2015

The Michigan Veterans Community Action Teams (MiVCAT) project is a collaborative community model created by the Altarum to enhance the delivery of services from public, private, and nonprofit organizations to Veterans and their family members.

Michigan Veterans Community Action Teams: Region 6 Community Assessment Report

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September 21, 2015

The Michigan Veterans Community Action Teams (MiVCAT) project is a collaborative community model created by the Altarum to enhance the delivery of services from public, private, and nonprofit organizations to Veterans and their family members.

Michigan Veterans Community Action Teams - Region 7 Community Assessment Report

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September 21, 2015

The Michigan Veterans Community Action Teams (MiVCAT) project is a collaborative community model created by the Altarum to enhance the delivery of services from public, private, and nonprofit organizations to Veterans and their family members.

Michigan Veterans Community Action Teams - Region 9 Community Assessment Report

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September 21, 2015

The Michigan Veterans Community Action Teams (MiVCAT) project is a collaborative community model created by the Altarum to enhance the delivery of services from public, private, and nonprofit organizations to Veterans and their family members.

Trends In Complicated Newborn Hospital Stays & Costs, 2002–2009: Implications For The Future

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December 2, 2014

This paper assesses trends in complicated newborn hospital stays from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Nationwide Inpatient Sample all-payer administrative data.

Michigan Veterans Community Action Teams: Community Assessment Summary Report

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September 16, 2014

The Michigan Veterans Community Action Teams (MIVCAT) project is a collaborative community model created by Altarum to enhance the delivery of services from public, private, and nonprofit organizations to Veterans and their family members.

Michigan Veterans Community Action Teams: Detroit Metro Veteran Focus Groups Report

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September 10, 2014

Altarum conducted six focus groups as part of a community assessment for the MIVCAT project in the Detroit Metro Prosperity Region.

Michigan Veterans Community Action Teams: Report on the Survey of Veterans Service Providers

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September 10, 2014

Altarum conducted a community assessment that included interviews with key regional leaders, focus groups with Veterans, a survey of Veterans, and a survey of service providers working with Veterans.

Medicaid Admissions and Readmission: Understanding the Prevalence, Payment, and Most Common Diagnoses

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August 4, 2014

A Health Affairs article released today titled “Medicaid Admissions and Readmission: Understanding the Prevalence, Payment, and Most Common Diagnoses” describes results of a multistate analysis conducted through the Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network.

Targeted Crizotinib Therapy in People with Lung Cancer – Informing an International Debate on the Cost of Extending Life

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July 22, 2013

Recent advances in the treatment of lung cancer hope to stem the tide of this deadly disease, which, in 2009, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), killed over 158,000 people; an additional 205,000 were diagnosed.

Post-deployment Stressors Among the U.S. Active Duty Military Population: An Examination of Gender Differences

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June 22, 2010

Research has shown that deployment and exposure to combat result in increased risk of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), major depression, substance abuse, functional impairment in social and employment settings, and the increased use of health care services.

Altarum Research Report 2009

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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.

Determinants of U.S. Population Health: Translating Research Into Future Policies

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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.

Quality of Care for Children with ADHD in New York State Participating in Medicaid Managed Care: A Qualitative Assessment

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November 15, 2006

This report describes the findings and recommendations from an HSR study of the quality of care for children ages 6 to 12 years with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) participating in New York State's managed care program.

Promoting Utilization of Bright Futures Health Supervision Guidelines: A How-to Guide for States and Communities

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February 15, 2006

The Bright Futures for Infants, Children, and Adolescents Initiative was launched to improve the quality of health services for children through health promotion and disease prevention.

The Health and Well-being of Children in Rural Areas: A Portrait of a Nation 2005

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December 22, 2005

This publication takes advantage of the groundbreaking National Survey of Children's Health, conducted for the first time in 2003, to assess the health and well-being of children in urban, large rural, and small rural areas on a national level.

Promising Approaches and Lessons Learned for Preventing or Reducing Early Childhood Caries: Summary of a Workshop

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September 15, 2005

Although childhood tooth decay is highly preventable, this condition is one of the most common chronic diseases among American children, particularly those living in poverty.

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Projections of the Prescription Drug Share of National Health Expenditures Including Non-Retail

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How Much Does the U.S. Spend on Prescription Drugs? A new report from the Altarum Center for Value in Health Care examines how "non-retail" spending is allocated across national health account services categories.

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