RWJF News Releases
June 24, 2014 | News Release
Forty percent of Black and Hispanic patients receive worse care than their White counterparts, and such disparities accounted for an estimated $60 billion in excess costs in 2009 alone. RWJF offers tools to help address disparities in care.
March 20, 2007 | News Release
The gap in black and white life expectancy has declined.
May 31, 2011 | News Release
Twelve communities of color and indigenous nations receive $3 million to improve access to healthy foods and safe places to play.
September 7, 2010 | News Release
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awards grants to five national groups to address social justice issues driving the obesity epidemic.
March 18, 2009 | News Release
Treating hypertension and obesity key to heart failure prevention.
August 25, 2009 | News Release
Part of RWJF's "Aligning Forces for Quality" program, the efforts focus on improving quality of cardiac care for African-American and Hispanic patients, and more effective language services for patients who speak little English.
Finding Answers Awards More Than $1.5 Million to Evaluate Interventions Aimed at Reducing Gaps in Health Care Among U.S. Racial and Ethnic Groups
October 19, 2009 | News Release
Seven grants given to organizations with demonstrated abilities to develop and test interventions to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in health care.