July 4, 2012 | Human Capital Blog Post
August 11, 2014 | Issue Brief
There has been a great investment and considerable growth in electronic health records, but a big problem remains: it’s still too difficult to share information across systems for cost-effective, patient-centered care in the United States.
July 31, 2014 | Program Results Report
A learning collaborative of health systems explored ways to shift charity care dollars to proactive investments in neighborhoods and in community-wide disease-prevention effort.
April 18, 2012 | Journal Article
This article defines comparative effectiveness research and patient-centered outcomes research, articulating key concepts. The article then explores the use of comparative effectiveness research and patient-centered outcomes research in the context of emergency care, offering a conceptual framework that considers priority populations and conditions.
August 11, 2009 | Story
Heart of Power offers lessons for Obama during health care debate.
October 10, 2007 | News Release
Eight health professionals selected to receive competitive award.
January 1, 2009 | Report
This paper explores the scope and limits of President Barack Obama's ability to invoke his executive authority to reform health care. Specifically, it identifies ways the Obama administration can use directives to: (1) expand Medicaid and SCHIP coverage through section 1115 waivers (2) test quality initiatives through Medicare demonstration authority (3) expand health information technology (4) allow drug reimportation and experiment with contracting power under Medicare (5) enhance patient protections and private coverage requirements (6) lift coverage restrictions on Medicaid and SCHIP and (7) build on the health insurance program for federal employees.
January 1, 2009 | Report
This paper discusses the role that tax law can play in the implementation of health reform. The tax code has served as the primary vehicle for subsidizing health care in the United States, with subsidies averaging $245 billion per year. Use of the tax code to support or implement health policy is extremely common in proposals at both the federal and state levels.
February 9, 2009 | Program Results Report
Strategic Partnerships LLC conducted an assessment to determine existing and planned initiatives in nurse retention and education, and identified opportunities for RWJF to partner in projects with some of them.
May 16, 2007 | Program Results Report
The Congressional Research Service strengthened its capacity to analyze major demographic, economic and social changes on health care issues pertaining to the elderly, children and the uninsured.