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April 1, 2015
Population-level interventions focused on policy, systems, and environmental change strategies are increasingly being used to affect and improve the health of populations.
Testimony to the Michigan Senate Health Policy Committee Relevant to Senate Bill 68, Licensure of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
March 4, 2015
The following document is the testimony of Ani Turner, Deputy Director of the Center for Sustainable Health Spending at Altarum, on relevant findings from projections of the future supply and demand for clinicians, comparing Michigan’s advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) practice environment to other states, and highlighting the evidence on outcomes we might expect under Michigan Senate BIll 68 (S.B. 68.)
February 25, 2015
Altarum is at the forefront of efforts to address behavioral health issues in the United States, especially those related to the continuing integration of mental health and addiction service systems and the concurrent integration of behavioral health with physical health systems under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).
January 13, 2015
The implementation of electronic health records (EHRs) has been extensively studied, but their maintenance once implemented has not.
December 2, 2014
This paper assesses trends in complicated newborn hospital stays from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Nationwide Inpatient Sample all-payer administrative data.
October 17, 2014
Women, it is said, hold up half the sky. Healthy women hold up a healthy world: they nurture and improve their own health and well-being, and that of children, families, and communities.
October 17, 2014
This report summarizes the results of a literature review of recent family planning service delivery research (2003-2011) and presents areas for further research recommended by leading experts in the field.
September 18, 2014
Efforts to promote significant change in the U.S. health system are underway in a variety of settings and along multiple dimensions.
September 16, 2014
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.
September 10, 2014
Altarum conducted a community assessment that included interviews with key regional leaders, focus groups with Veterans, a survey of Veterans, and a survey of service providers working with Veterans.
September 10, 2014
Altarum conducted six focus groups as part of a community assessment for the MIVCAT project in the Detroit Metro Prosperity Region.
Testimony to the Michigan Senate Health Policy Committee Relevant to Senate Bill 2, Licensure of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
September 9, 2014
The following document is the testimony of Ani Turner, Deputy Director of the Center for Sustainable Health Spending at Altarum, on relevant findings from projections of the future supply and demand for clinicians, comparing Michigan’s advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) practice environment to other states, and highlighting the evidence on outcomes we might expect under Michigan Senate BIll 2 (S.B. 2.)
September 8, 2014
While 13 WIC State Agencies have implemented EBT, there have been no comprehensive assessments aimed at understanding the processes surrounding Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) transition and its impact on various stakeholders, including WIC State Agencies, WIC vendors, and WIC participants.
Health Sector Trend Reports
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.