Economic Modeling and Analysis • Policy Analysis • Survey Science • Health Care Value Analysis
Our analysts, statisticians, and research scientists work every day to deliver more value in the US health system while controlling costs. We do research, we conduct surveys, we reveal uncommon insights. All this leads to better outcomes for our clients. See examples of our recent and current work below.
Using Data to Advance Care in the Military Health System
Learn how our data insights lead to higher satisfaction rates among Defense Health Agency patients.
Altarum's Healthcare Value Hub
The Hub is the premier online resource for policy makers, advocates, and health officials looking for guidance on policies and practices that provide better overall value to health care consumers.
The Altarum Consumer Engagement (ACE) Measure
How do you measure patient engagement? Altarum's scientifically-validated survey tool captures a full patient profile with just 12 questions—in less than two minutes.
Health Sector Spending
View our monthly health sector spending reports, and our strategies for achieving sustainable health spending.
Erin Butto - MPH
Senior Director, Applied Research and AnalyticsAreas of Expertise
- Research and Analytics
- Health Policy Analysis
Erin leads a portfolio of programs focusing on health economic and policy analysis, Military and Veterans Health, and Survey Science. She has 20 years of combined experience in research and health policy, with specific expertise in communicating the impact and cost-effectiveness of clinical and community interventions. Erin holds a master's degree in public health with a focus on health behavior and health promotion from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Tara Fowler - PhD, MPH, CPH
Vice President, Population HealthAreas of Expertise
- Applied Research and Analytics
- Maternal and Child Health
- Qualitative Research
Tara Fowler leads Altarum's population health work, including in the areas of community health, applied research and analytics, and delivery systems transformation. She has led a variety of multifaceted quantitative and qualitative research projects that deliver insights to leaders of government health agencies, from the Defense Health Agency to the Health Resources and Services Administration. Her recent work includes an evaluation of a HRSA-funded program implemented in 16 states to improve oral health of low-income pregnant women and infants. Tara holds a PhD in public health from the University of South Florida.