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A Comparison of Bureau of Economic Analysis and Bureau of Labor Statistics Disease-Price Indexes

Online Article, PDF Publication


May 1, 2017

The purpose of this paper is to compare and contrast BEA's new accounts that estimate health spending by disease category and BLS's Experimental Disease Price Index and to suggest areas for future improvements.

Health Sector Trend Report, April 2017

Health Sector Trend Reports


April 25, 2017

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.

Information Technology and the Aging Network: Opportunities to Enhance Information Technology Capacity

PDF Publication


April 25, 2017

The purpose of this report is to examine opportunities for the Aging Network to expand partnerships with health care organizations and other entities through focusing on the value of investing in information technology (IT).

Health Sector Trend Report, March 2017

Health Sector Trend Reports


March 31, 2017

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.

The Business Case for Expanding Opportunity and Equity in Texas

PDF Publication


March 20, 2017

If current gaps in education, health, and income don’t narrow among people of color in Texas, the future economic stakes are high.

Consumer-Centric Healthcare: Rhetoric vs. Reality

PDF Publication


March 1, 2017

This paper introduces an infographic for thinking about the consumer’s healthcare engagement points, provides evidence of consumers’ preferences and needs for each touch point in the life-cycle, shows how our system too often fails to address consumer preferences and needs, outlines how these failings could be addressed, and encourages a discussion of how to elevate, support, validate and authenticate the consumer's voice.

Health Sector Trend Report, February 2017

Health Sector Trend Reports


February 28, 2017

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.

Confidentiality: Opportunities and Barriers for Family Planning

Fact Sheet, PDF Publication


February 8, 2017

The Assessing the Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Title X Family Planning Services Project is a research study collaboration between Altarum and Urban Institutes.

Debunking the Argument that the Bundled Payment for Care Improvement Program (BPCI) Contributed to Higher Procedure Volumes

PDF Publication


February 7, 2017

A recent study linked Medicare’s Bundled Payment for Care Improvement (BPCI) focusing on lower extremity joint replacements to lower costs of care.

Addressing the Unmet Medical and Social Needs of Complex Patients

PDF Publication


February 1, 2017

Models of care that are data driven, tailored to patient needs and integrate care from healthcare and social service providers are extremely promising and deserve the sustained attention of policymakers and advocates.

Health Sector Trend Report, January 2017

Health Sector Trend Reports


January 26, 2017

Health Sector Trend Report, January 2017

Right Place, Right Time: Consumer Perspectives

PDF Publication


January 17, 2017

This report focuses on the needs of lower-income consumers, Medicaid beneficiaries, the uninsured, caregivers, and Spanish speakers, and how health care information can be delivered at the right place and right time to maximize consumer value.

Altarum Support Services, Impactful Solutions, and Technical Assistance for States (ASSISTAnce)

Fact Sheet


December 30, 2016

Altarum Support Services, Impactful Solutions, and Technical Assistance for States (ASSISTAnce)

Health Sector Trend Report, December 2016

Health Sector Trend Reports


December 28, 2016

Health Sector Trend Report, December 2016

Measuring Healthcare Value at the State Level: A Call to Action

PDF Publication


December 1, 2016

This report is a call to action that details the minimum five data domains states should track as part of a broad commitment to better healthcare value for their residents.

Sexual Health Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet


December 1, 2016

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

Health Sector Trend Report, November 2016

Health Sector Trend Reports


November 30, 2016

Health Sector Trend Report, November 2016

CFAN - Outcome Evaluation Training

Video


November 11, 2016

Outcome Evaluation Training

Health Sector Trend Report, October 2016

Health Sector Trend Reports


October 25, 2016

Health Sector Trend Report, October 2016

The Promise and Challenge of Implementing A Community Health Worker Strategy To Reduce Infant Mortality

PDF Publication


October 1, 2016

The Promise and Challenge of Implementing A Community Health Worker Strategy To Reduce Infant Mortality

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The Business Case for Racial Equity: A Strategy for Growth

PDF Publication

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.

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