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Altarum Launches Nationally Accredited Continuing Education Program to Drive Quality Improvement in Health Care

July 16, 2019 | Press Release

Altarum’s Maintenance of Certification Part IV and Performance Improvement AMA PRA Category 1™ programs deliver in-depth training that leads to sustained quality improvement in patient care.

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell to Speak at Altarum’s Sustainable Health Care Spending Symposium

July 02, 2019 | Announcement

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell of Michigan’s 12th district will kick-off Altarum’s ninth annual Sustainable Health Care Spending Symposium on July 9 on Capitol Hill.

Altarum Joins ABMS Portfolio Program, Expanding Reach of Its Continuing Health Care Education Initiative

July 01, 2019 | Announcement

The American Board of Medical Specialties announced today that Altarum has joined its Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program, enabling physicians who are board certified by one or more of the 18 of 24 ABMS Member Boards participating in the Portfolio Program to earn Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Improvement in Medical Practice (Part IV) credit for approved Altarum practice improvement and quality improvement activities.

Altarum Urges OMB to Consider Alternatives to its Proposed Approach to Improving the Official Poverty Measure

June 24, 2019 | Announcement

Altarum experts warn against changes to the OPM that could undercount the number of Americans in need of services that are critical to better health and economic outcomes among the most vulnerable in society.

Altarum's Research on Low-Value and High-Value Care Featured in Modern Healthcare

June 21, 2019 | Announcement

Modern Healthcare reports on Altarum's research, which showed slower decreases in spending growth on low-value care services than expected.

New Research Shows More Work is Needed to Shift Health Care Spending from Low-Value to High-Value Care

June 20, 2019 | Announcement

Despite increase attention, little progress has been made in the transition from low- to high-value care in the U.S.

New Online Tool Calculates the Cost and Economic Benefits of Preventing Childhood Lead Exposure in the United States

May 30, 2019 | Press Release

In a move to tackle the estimated $84 billion dollar per year financial toll of childhood lead exposure in the United States, Altarum today launched a new interactive online tool that for the first time provides comprehensive state-level data on the cost of exposure and the economic benefits of interventions.

Cleveland Plain Dealer Reports on Altarum’s Value of Lead Prevention Tool

May 30, 2019 | Announcement

The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports on Altarum’s Value of Lead Prevention tool, which shows comprehensive data on the cost of lead exposure as well as the benefits of interventions.