RWJF News Releases
September 14, 2011 | News Release, Video
The goal of PHAB’s accreditation program, is to protect and improve Americas’ health by advancing the quality and performance of all of the nation’s public health departments.
July 17, 2008 | News Release, Video
Return on investment of more than 5 to 1; focus on increasing physical activity, improving nutrition, and preventing smoking
New Report: Adult Obesity Rates Rise in 37 States, Obesity Rates Now Exceed 25 Percent in More Than Half of States
August 19, 2008 | News Release, Video
Rates increased for a second consecutive year in 24 states and for a third consecutive year in 19 states.
September 16, 2008 | News Release, Video, Story
Nearly a quarter of farmers and ranchers say health care costs cause financial problems; spend 42 percent of annual income on coverage and care.
March 10, 2009 | News Release, Video
New report finds public health programs at risk during economic downturn.
March 20, 2009 | News Release, Video
"Positive deviance" efforts turn the tide on antibiotic-resistant infections.
$19-Billion stimulus infusion good start, but researchers warn steep climb ahead to get hospitals to go digital.
March 25, 2009 | News Release, Video
Contrary to conventional wisdom, only a tiny fraction of U.S. hospitals have full health information technology (HIT) systems in place to improve how they deliver care, says the New England Journal of Medicine in the March 26 online edition.
May 6, 2009 | News Release, Video
States ranked by size of gap in adult health; people who have the least education have the worst health in every state and the District of Columbia.
May 15, 2009 | News Release, Video
Six states have increased taxes in 2009; North Carolina, Wisconsin Approve Statewide Smoke-Free Laws.
July 1, 2009 | News Release, Video
Obesity rates increase in 23 states; report urges stronger response through health reform, national strategy.