The Vulnerable Populations portfolio creates new opportunities for better health by investing in health where it starts -- in our homes, schools and jobs.
At-Risk and Vulnerable People
February 1, 2005 | Evaluation
This memo examines site visit respondents' perceptions about access to care among those covered by Medicaid and SCHIP as well as the uninsured in the 10 sample states, and identifies some of the barriers to access that members of these groups experience.
April 30, 2001 | Program Results Report
The University of California studied access to primary care in selected communities to assess whether hospitalization rates for certain chronic conditions typically managed by outpatient care are valid and useful measures of community access to care.
January 1, 2008 | Journal Article
In this study, the authors discover that Medicaid beneficiaries report their health insurance status fairly accurately in public surveys, which means that policy-makers and those studying health insurance may rely upon this data.
August 26, 2008 | Program Results Report
The architects of the Nurse-Family Partnership grounded the program's strategy and content in research and theory.
November 14, 2013 | Story
RWJF Scholar studies treatment patterns for patients with colorectal cancer.
April 25, 2014 | Story
An interview with Laura C. Leviton, senior adviser for evaluation and program officer on RWJF’s Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study shares her thoughts about the importance of the study for social research and social scientists.
July 17, 2002 | Program Results Report
The Mental Health Association in Hamilton County, Iowa, established a Compeer program, a nationwide program matching volunteers with people with mental illness or mental disabilities.
June 13, 2014 | Program Results Report
The Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers (CCHP) developed a care management initiative, Link2Care, to stabilize high-utilizing patients, connect them with primary care, and reduce unnecessary hospitalization.
April 20, 2012 | Program Results Report
Close to Home, a Dorchester, Massachusetts-based organization, using a community-mobilization approach to prevent domestic violence, launched an effort to replicate its prevention program in three communities in Massachusetts.
April 1, 2012 | Journal Article
PIER offers a new model for community health education that, in contrast to traditional mental health education, strengthens capacity for proactive engagement of key stakeholders in youth mental health.