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Altarum and Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute to Help Michigan Primary Care Practices Expand Treatment of Unhealthy Alcohol Use

November 13, 2019 | Press Release

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.

Michigan State University and Altarum to Assess Economic Impacts of Michigan’s Lead and Copper Rule

October 30, 2019 | Press Release

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.

Patients Give High Marks to Dual-Eligible Medicaid/Medicare Program in Michigan

October 28, 2019 | Announcement

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 Who Participate in Our Recognition Program—Bridges to Excellence—Have Lower Costs and Better Outcomes

October 23, 2019 | Announcement

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.

What Can States Do to Address Poor Oral Health Outcomes for Low-Income Children?

October 08, 2019 | Perspective

Low-income children are five times more likely to suffer from untreated tooth decay compared to children with greater means, leading to suffering in adolescence and long-term health problems that can be easily prevented.

Five Actions to Address the Crisis in Long-Term Care Services and Supports

September 16, 2019 | Perspective

The eldercare crisis is among the top policy challenges facing the nation, yet the scope of the response to the crisis continues to fall short, even though the health and well-being of millions of Americans are at stake. What can states and their partners do to change this?

Continuing Education is Key to Sustained Quality Improvement in Health Care

August 29, 2019 | Announcement

Continuing education is central to improving quality of health care while lowering costs. That’s why we've launched a nationally accredited continuing education initiative that offers MOC Part IV programs that lead to system-wide change.

Altarum Analysis on Readmission Rates Yields Insights for Continuous Improvement in the Military Health System

August 06, 2019 | Announcement

New analysis by Altarum published in Health Affairs shows that seven and thirty-day unplanned readmission rates in the Military Health System (MHS) have fallen in the last eight years amid ongoing efforts by MHS to improve quality of care.