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Lawmakers, policymakers, government officials, consumer advocates, and the public can use this scorecard to understand how their state performs on addressing health care affordability relative to other states, and to craft a road map for specific evidence-based policy actions. Additionally, a few exemplar states in this scorecard provide proof-of-concept that other states can emulate.
The Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice, has engaged Altarum to expand the reach of its Peer Recovery Support Services Training and Technical Assistance Center to increase access to peer recovery support services in the criminal justice system and associated community social services organizations across the nation.
Altarum is part of a team that is leading the development of the Community Care Corps, a federal initiative to recruit and train volunteers to provide non-medical care to elders.
Several of our experts attended the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting last month to share findings of our work in eldercare, oral health, opioid use disorder, and military health—all in the service of our mission to advance health of vulnerable and publicly insured populations.
Altarum and Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute have been awarded a grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to help primary care practices in Michigan increase screening and treatment for unhealthy alcohol use.
MSU, Safe Water Engineering, and Altarum will conduct a detailed analysis of the economic costs and benefits of implementing the 2018 Lead and Copper Rule that directs Michigan’s utilities to replace all lead service lines by 2041.
Altarum's interoperability expertise helped MI Health Link provide faster referrals and improved access to behavioral health services, resulting in increased patient satisfaction for a population with complex needs.
Providers participating in our recognition program had lower average total episode costs and lower probability of experiencing a potentially avoidable complication for three costly and prevalent chronic conditions.