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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.

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.

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.

Research to Policy and Practice Forum: Periodontal Health and Birth Outcomes

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December 11, 2006

Increasing national awareness of the link between oral health and systemic health has highlighted the need to address the oral health requirements of pregnant women as a promising strategy for improving maternal and infant health.

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.

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.

Pennsylvania Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Needs and Capacity Assessment

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August 15, 2005

HSR conducted a needs and capacity assessment for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, focusing on the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) service system and the needs of MCH populations, including children with special health care needs.

Preventing Early Childhood Caries: Lessons from the Field

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May 1, 2005

Altarum's for-profit subsidiary, Health Systems Research, Inc. (HSR) recently co-authored an article titled, "Preventing Early Childhood Caries: Lessons from the Field," in the journal Pediatric Dentistry.

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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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