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Post-deployment Stressors Among the U.S. Active Duty Military Population: An Examination of Gender Differences
June 22, 2010
Research has shown that deployment and exposure to combat result in increased risk of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), major depression, substance abuse, functional impairment in social and employment settings, and the increased use of health care services.
June 17, 2010
This Altarum Policy Roundtable Report (in PDF) provides and in-depth summary of the June 17, 2010 Altarum Policy Roundtable entitled "From Right to Responsibility-What Does the "American Experience" Mean For the Success of Health Care Reform?"
June 16, 2010
This fact sheet describes Altarum's internally funded research and development (IRAD) "Veterans Transition to Community" project.
Challenges and Opportunities Related to Implementation of Child Care Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies in Delaware
May 24, 2010
This report contains the findings and recommendations offered following the conclusion of an Altarum focus group study with child care center directors, child care home providers, and parents of children in child care centers across the state of Delaware
April 15, 2010
This webcast provides full audio and video coverage of the March 23, 2010 Altarum Policy Roundtable entitled "Can WIC Play a Role In Stemming the Childhood Obesity Epidemic."
March 2, 2010
This research, published in the March 2010 issue of Health Affairs (Health Affairs, 29, no. 3 (2010): 463-472) examines the lack of accurate data for measuring the childhood obesity epidemic in America and how state-level body mass index surveillance may be the best tool for gathering this information.
December 1, 2009
Altarum has published its first annual Research Report, “Innovation, Health, and Equity – Taking a Systems Approach to Health and Economic Vitality,” with original research by Altarum’s three Distinguished Scholars and Research Directors.
October 27, 2009
This Altarum Roundtable report provides an in-depth summary of the October 27, 2009 Health Policy Roundtable entitled "Will Health Care Reform Make "Good" Deaths for an Aging America Possible?"
September 15, 2009
This webcast provides full audio and video coverage of the September 15, 2009 Altarum Policy Roundtable entitled "Immigrant Health: Issues of Access and Equity in a New Era."
June 24, 2009
The following document is the testimony of Altarum President and CEO Lincoln Smith on the Altarum Veterans Transition to Community Project for the Subcommittee on Health House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.
June 18, 2009
Altarum's Distinguished Scholars and Research Directors have released research addressing the three critical attributes Altarum believes must be addressed in health reform to achieve financial stability and better health outcomes for all Americans.
May 19, 2009
The Co-Director of the Altarum Veterans Community Action Teams Mission Project (“VCAT”), John King, testified before the House of Representatives Veterans’ Affairs Health Subcommittee.
May 13, 2009
This Altarum Roundtable report provides an in-depth summary of the May 13, 2009 Altarum Policy Roundtable entitled "Leveraging Public Health Infrastructure to Confront Childhood Obesity: New Methods for Combating the Epidemic."
Guidelines for Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2 Testing: Biologic and Methodologic Considerations
March 10, 2009
The goal of this review is to systematically address a number of issues raised in the American Society of Clinical Oncology–College of American Pathologists (ASCO-CAP) guidelines on testing for the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER-2) alteration
February 24, 2009
This study responds to recent calls for information about how personal health expenditures from the National Health Expenditure Accounts are distributed across medical conditions.
February 5, 2009
This webcast provides full audio and video coverage of the February 5, 2009 Altarum Policy Roundtable entitled "Lessons from the Dutch Health Reform Experience."
Who benefits from manufacturer drug rebates? A new report from the Altarum Center for Value in Health Care examines the impact of behind-the-scenes rebates on both health plans and consumers.