RWJF News Releases
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.
September 12, 2010 | News Release
Making signage easy to understand and eliminating language barriers is one simple way to iimprove the health care experience for everyone.
January 17, 2010 | News Release
$15 million investment engages residents in communities of color and indigenous nations in local efforts to improve food and recreation environments.
November 1, 2007 | News Release
Urban Indian Health Commission reveals that urban Indians face a high incidence of heart disease, diabetes and depression, yet have minimal access to quality health care.
March 5, 2008 | News Release
RWJF announced the names of eight dental schools that will receive grants of up to $200,000 each to improve the diversity of their student body or to increase access to dental care in underserved areas.
February 22, 2009 | News Release
99,000 qualified applicants turned away from nursing schools in 2008, despite critical shortage.
February 24, 2009 | News Release
Dallas Medicare spending is growing twice as fast as San Diego. The system rewards physicians for providing care even when it is not needed.
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.
September 1, 2009 | News Release
Proposal Includes Accountable Payment Systems, Insurance Reform and Personal Responsibility