About Altarum

"Innovation isn't just about exploring new frontiers; it's about blending our wealth of experience with a relentless pursuit of progress. Experience is our compass, guiding us as we shape the future of health care. Our success is rooted in the depth of our expertise, fusing the best of what we've learned with an unwavering commitment to pioneering tomorrow's solutions."

- Joseph Fifer
Chair, Altarum Board of Trustees
Former President and CEO, Healthcare Financial Management Association
Michael Monson
President and CEO

Experience Ignites Innovation: Shaping Tomorrow's Health Today

Altarum has a deep-seated commitment to improving the health of individuals with fewer financial resources and populations disenfranchised by the system. As dedicated stewards, we bring our long-standing expertise to assist federal, state, and local government agencies in planning and implementing vital public health and health care service delivery programs. We extend their teams, working towards the shared mission of improving health for all.

The Altarum Enterprise is comprised of four operating divisions–Population Health, Public Health Systems, Palladian Partners, and Altarum Medicare Medicaid Services for States (AMMS). We are deeply immersed in the most critical and pressing public health and health care issues of our times, of which there are many. We stay at the forefront of innovation, working with our clients to lead the way in finding creative and enduring solutions to improve health.

This year’s 2023 impact report highlights only a fraction of our meaningful work. Throughout these stories, you will find examples of how we have effectively partnered with our clients to tackle some of the most challenging problems facing the public health and health care delivery systems, including innovative work for:

On behalf of the Altarum Enterprise and our dedicated employees, we are grateful to have the opportunity to work so closely with our many clients to make an impact on the lives of those they serve.

A future of better health for all is within reach and we invite you to join Altarum on this journey. We are confident in our collective ability to work with our trusted partners to make a real difference in the lives of the people, communities, and populations they serve.

Michael Monson

Michael Monson
President and CEO

  • Better value and
    health for all.

  • Mission

    Our mission is to improve the health of individuals who have fewer financial resources and populations disenfranchised by the health care system.

  • Established and trusted partner to states, federal agencies, and philanthropic organizations.

  • Experts in publicly funded health care serving clients across the health care continuum — patients, providers, community, payers, policymakers.

  • 300+

    team members nationwide — from clinicians and data scientists to research and policy experts, to communicators and implementers.

  • Expertise in public health and health care delivery with technology development and implementation, practice transformation, training and technical assistance, quality improvement, data analytics, and applied research and evaluation.

Delivering Insights that Inspire

Government agencies, foundations, and other organizations use our research, analytics, and expert perspectives to inform and advance better health policies and programs

Delivering Excellence Together

Palladian Partners, a subsidiary of Altarum, is passionate about health and science communications. We partner with mission-driven organizations to craft inspiring communications strategies.

Altarum Medicare Medicaid Services for States (AMMS) is a new non-profit organization that helps states create financially sustainable solutions to advance health, health equity, wellness, and independent living for dually eligible individuals.