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Experiences Engaging Healthcare When Dizzy

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August 23, 2016

Dizziness is a common yet difficult symptom to manage in patients seeking medical care. The purpose of this study was to describe the experiences of participants with dizziness engaging the medical community for help.

Primary Care Physicians' Challenges in Ordering Clinical Laboratory Tests and Interpreting Results

Online Article


March 19, 2014

The number and complexity of clinical laboratory tests is rapidly expanding, presenting primary care physicians with challenges in accurately, efficiently, and safely ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests.

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

Online Article


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.

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.

The Power of Metrics, Part 1 and Part 2

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July 24, 2009

A two part series of articles on the use of metrics in revenue cycle management.

Guidelines for Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2 Testing: Biologic and Methodologic Considerations

Online Article


March 10, 2009

The goal of this review is to systematically address a number of issues raised in the American Society of Clinical Oncology–College of American Pathologists (ASCO-CAP) guidelines on testing for the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER-2) alteration

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Measuring the Impact of Transparency

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In partnership with the Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC), Altarum developed a new PROMETHEUS report to power a consumer-friendly transparency dashboard that displays cost and quality information at facilities where a significant number of Maryland residents receive care.

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