March 5, 2014
Unengaged patients can incur costs of up to 21% higher than patients who are highly engaged in care. This suite of materials from RWJF's AF4Q initiative offer various ways to enhance patient engagement and health care quality.
One doctor in Camden, NJ, Jeffrey Brenner, used data to map “hot spots” of health care high-utilizers—one patient had gone to the hospital 113 times in a year—and found a better, cheaper way to treat these costly patients through collaborative care.
RWJF announced winners to the AF4Q Games to Generate Data Challenge and the Hospital Price Transparency challenge at Health 2.0's fall conference.
May 8, 2013
Newly released federal data shows pricing for common inpatient procedures varies greatly, and allows consumers to see how hospital charges in their area compare nationally and regionally for the same procedure.
February 25, 2013
Nirav Shah, MD, New York health commissioner and three-time RWJF grantee, leads a plan that has cut $4 billion in state Medicaid expenditures while adding 154,000 people to the Medicaid rolls.
January 17, 2014
Browse research, insight and analysis on key issues affecting health and health care in the United States.