Mission: Altarum serves the public good by solving complex systems problems to improve human health, integrating research, technology, analysis, and consulting skills.
Results: With the rigor of the finest research institution, consulting skills honed over more than six decades, and an abiding commitment to the public interest, Altarum Institute enables better care and better health for all people. Our staff and their projects have had a number of successes in working to fulfill Altarum’s goals, including in raising awareness of health’s impact on spending, demonstrating value in community-based care transitions, identifying consumer priorities for informed decisions on care, and improving organizations’ evaluations of programs for children.
Geographic areas served: United States
Programs: Scientific research for the sustainable well-being of society
Professional with expertise in this field
Our agency Board and management have been inspired by the vision and tremendous impact Altarum leaders have brought to the field. specifically Dr. Joanne Lynn, M.D. is providing amazing support and guidance to key initiatives unfolding in the work to improve the way we provide health care and long term supports and services in our communities. Her broad understanding of the field, of what is needed and of the complex financing and regulatory environments we need to address and change are remarkable, growing out of decades of striving for positive change day in and day out. The values of Dr Lynn, her team and Altarum as a whole give crucial technical assistance based on deep and positive values.
June Simmons, CEO Partners in Care Foundation