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January 27, 2016
Despite the challenges of perennially low funding levels and the lack of federal investment in the development of infrastructure and technology for the aging network, it is showing signs of significant progress in developing relationships with a diverse array of health care organizations.
March 12, 2014
In this issue of JAMA, Adelman and colleagues describe an older woman who attempted suicide to escape the overwhelming burdens of caring for her ill and debilitated husband.
March 4, 2014
Despite the availability of endorsed quality measures and widespread usage of hospice, hospice quality data are rarely available to consumers.
February 28, 2014
Quality Matters asked Lynn how the U.S. health care system could do a better job of caring for these patients.
November 13, 2013
Those lucky enough to grow old—including millions of Baby Boomers—face a health care system not designed to meet the real needs of very old people for continuity of care, community-based services, access to nutrition and transportation, and help for family caregivers.
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.
July 11, 2012
This webcast provides full audio and video coverage of the June 5, 2011 Altarum Health Policy Forum Roundtable titled "Speak Up! Influential Women Give Voice to the Challenges of Elder Care."
April 26, 2012
Combining elements of an informal book club meeting and an intriguing policy seminar, guest authors Muriel Gillick, Susan Jacoby, Joanne Lynn, Francine Russo, and Cheryl Woodson spoke about their work, experiences and the compelling stories that led to publications with profound implications for public policy.
October 27, 2009
This Altarum Roundtable report provides an in-depth summary of the October 27, 2009 Health Policy Roundtable entitled "Will Health Care Reform Make "Good" Deaths for an Aging America Possible?"
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.