Publications

Our research is used by government agencies, foundations, and others to advance better health policies and programs.

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Michigan Veterans Community Action Teams: Detroit Metro Veteran Focus Groups Report

September 10, 2014 | Report

The Michigan Veterans Community Action Teams (MIVCAT) project is a collaborative community model created by Altarum to enhance the delivery of services from public, private, and nonprofit organizations to Veterans and their family members.

Transition to EBT in WIC: Review of Impact and Examination of Participant Redemption Patterns

September 08, 2014 | Report

This report examines the implementation of Electronic Benefits Transfer at several WIC state agencies.

Altarum's 2013 Annual Report

August 27, 2014 | Annual Report

At Altarum, we believe that health is connected to the world around us. Tackling today’s health-related challenges means looking at the broader context. What are the factors that contribute to overall health and well-being?

The MCH Training Program: Developing MCH leaders that are equipped for the changing health care landscape

August 06, 2014 | Online Article

This article examines the success of the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Bureau’s MCH Training Program in producing the next generation of MCH leaders, equipped with interdisciplinary, leadership skills necessary for the changing health care landscape.

The Prescription Drug Share of National Health Expenditures

June 17, 2014 | Research Brief

Each year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updates their historical and projected estimates of national health expenditures (NHE), including spending on prescription drugs.

Dignity-Driven Decision Making: What Is It and Why Is It So Important?

June 11, 2014 | Online Article

Dignity-driven decision making (DDDM) is beginning to move into wider circulation in the U.S. health care system, driven by an accelerating push on two fronts.

Examining WIC Utilization in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior’s 2014 WIC Supplement

May 15, 2014 | Online Article

Altarum contributed two articles to the WIC Supplement of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior that examine how technology affects participant use of benefits.

Accessibility and Preferred Use of Online Web Applications Among WIC Participants With Internet Access

April 24, 2014 | Online Article

This study examines technology use of clients in the western WIC region and the preferences of these clients for using new technologies to interact with WIC.