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Advancing Responsible Opioid Prescribing: Supporting Ambulatory Providers through Clinical Education, Training, and Technical Assistance
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.
A 10-Year Projection of the Prescription Drug Share of National Health Expenditures, Including Nonretail
May 24, 2017
The latest forecast of national health expenditures (NHE) by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has prescription drug spending comprising 10.1% of national health spending in 2015 and increasing to 10.8% in 2025.
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.
Information Technology and the Aging Network: Opportunities to Enhance Information Technology Capacity
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).
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
December 30, 2016
Altarum Support Services, Impactful Solutions, and Technical Assistance for States (ASSISTAnce)
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.
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.