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March 2018 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

March 16, 2018 | Economic Indicators

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.

It Takes YOUR Community Symposium Transcript

February 13, 2018 | Transcript

Transcript from the "It Takes YOUR Community" symposium that convened on December 5, 2017.

February 2018 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

February 12, 2018 | Economic Indicators

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.

Addressing the Opioid Crisis in Ohio

February 12, 2018 | Research Brief

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.

Measuring the Impact of Transparency

January 19, 2018 | Research Brief

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.

January 2018 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

January 11, 2018 | Economic Indicators

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.

Health Sector Trend Report, December 2017

December 28, 2017 | Trend Reports

Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, this report provides a summary of key trends in Q3 2017 in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment.

It Takes YOUR Community Symposium Video

December 21, 2017 | Multimedia

Video recording from the "It Takes YOUR Community" symposium, featuring tools for funding and planning community-based long-term services and supports.