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In March 2018, the Health Care Price Index rose by 2.2% compared to the previous year, fractionally higher than in February, and the highest rate since January 2012.
Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, this report provides a summary of key trends in Q4 2017 in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment.
Altarum's latest Health Sector Economic Indicators provide a second look at spending for the entire 2017 calendar year and suggest that national health spending grew by 4.6% from its 2016 level.
Transcript from the "It Takes YOUR Community" symposium that convened on December 5, 2017.
Altarum implemented a three-phase approach to analyze current resources and determine where additional investment was needed to address the opioid crisis in Lorain County, Ohio.
National health spending rose 4.7% in 2017, slightly above GDP, but keeping its share of GDP at 18%, according to Altarum’s latest Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs.
This report presents survey results of Maryland residents about their experiences finding value in health care and about the state's public transparency website, WearTheCost.org.
U.S. health sector spending continues to grow at a more sustainable rate, driven in part by a slowdown in hiring, hospital spending, and price growth in hospitals, physician and clinical services, and prescription drugs.