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Addressing the Opioid Crisis in Ohio

PDF Publication


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.

Advancing Responsible Opioid Prescribing: Supporting Ambulatory Providers through Clinical Education, Training, and Technical Assistance

White Paper


May 24, 2017

Altarum provides training and support tools through our Advancing Responsible Opioid Prescribing program to improve conscientious prescribing, patient education, and prescription tracking (utilizing Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs) among ambulatory providers.

Sexual Health Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet


December 1, 2016

Altarum creates systems-based solutions to promote sexual health and well-being across the lifespan.

Ask About Aspirin

PDF Publication


March 11, 2016

Aspirin is a remarkable drug. Each year, researchers publish hundreds of new scientific studies about aspirin and its benefits.

ActionToQuit Impact Report

PDF Publication


August 12, 2015

The 2014 ActionToQuit Impact Report aims to assess the value of ActionToQuit services in tobacco control policy and practice.

Aspirin Project

Fact Sheet


July 31, 2015

The Aspirin Project’s goal is to increase awareness of daily, low-dose aspirin use for the prevention of disease. Serving both consumers and providers, the Project provides unbiased information about who should and who should not take aspirin.

ActionToQuit

Fact Sheet


July 31, 2015

ActionToQuit is a tobacco control policy program dedicated to reducing tobacco-related death, disease and cost through communication, education, and advocacy. ActionToQuit is an initiative of Altarum.

Building the Evidence Base for Population-Level Interventions - Barriers and Opportunities

Online Article, PDF Publication


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.

Integrating Women’s Health into Schools of Public Health Curricula

PDF Publication


October 17, 2014

Women, it is said, hold up half the sky. Healthy women hold up a healthy world: they nurture and improve their own health and well-being, and that of children, families, and communities.

Focus on the Future: Revisiting the Family Planning Research Agenda

PDF Publication


October 17, 2014

This report summarizes the results of a literature review of recent family planning service delivery research (2003-2011) and presents areas for further research recommended by leading experts in the field.

Transition to EBT in WIC: Review of Impact and Examination of Participant Redemption Patterns

PDF Publication


September 8, 2014

While 13 WIC State Agencies have implemented EBT, there have been no comprehensive assessments aimed at understanding the processes surrounding Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) transition and its impact on various stakeholders, including WIC State Agencies, WIC vendors, and WIC participants.

Maternal and Child Health Journal

Online Article


August 6, 2014

Jennifer Pooler and Sheryl Mathis are contributing authors on an article to be published in an upcoming issue of the Maternal and Child Health Journal.

The Health and Well-Being of Children: A Portrait of States and the Nation 2011-2012

Online Article, PDF Publication


July 10, 2014

Published by HRSA's MCHB in June 2014, the chartbook is based on data from the latest round of the National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH).

Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior’s 2014 WIC Supplement

Online Article


May 15, 2014

A supplemental issue of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior was published in May 2014 focusing on the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).

Short-Lived Success: Assessment of an Intervention to Improve Pregnancy Weight Gain in Colorado

Online Article, PDF Publication


April 15, 2014

Inadequate weight gain in pregnancy is a major contributor to low birth weight in Colorado, where the low birth weight rate is among the highest in the nation.

Veterans Transition to Community Project Fact Sheet

PDF Publication


June 16, 2010

This fact sheet describes Altarum's internally funded research and development (IRAD) "Veterans Transition to Community" project.

Louisiana's Bright Futures Story

PDF Publication


February 15, 2006

In Louisiana, Bright Futures has evolved to meet the needs and requirements of a changing public health system.

Maine's Bright Futures Story

PDF Publication


February 15, 2006

In this report, HSR describes how Maine has used Bright Futures as a standard of care for public health insurance programs.

South Carolina's Bright Futures Story

PDF Publication


February 15, 2006

Bright Futures uses a developmentally based approach to address children’s physical and psychosocial needs within the context of their families and communities.

Virginia's Bright Futures Story

PDF Publication


February 15, 2006

Virginia adopted Bright Futures as the state child health standard, and the state has continued to champion Bright Futures through policy, training, education and outreach, collaborations, and service delivery.

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Health Sector Trend Report, March 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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