RWJF News Releases
Albuquerque Coalition 4 Healthcare Quality Joins Effort to Dramatically Improve the Quality of Health Care
April 28, 2009 | News Release
Initiative puts Albuquerque at forefront of health quality reform movement.
$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.
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.
Former Senate Majority Leaders Baker, Daschle and Dole Release Bipartisan Framework for Comprehensive Health Reform
June 17, 2009 | News Release
Budget-neutral plan ensures cost savings, quality Improvement and affordable coverage for all Americans.
October 28, 2011 | News Release
Winning software developers will receive cash awards to create apps enabling people to easily access information comparing the quality of care provided by local doctors and hospitals.
August 30, 2011 | News Release
TV's Dr. Oz to work with Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and U.S. health agencies to create awareness about what consumers can do to improve their health care.
October 26, 2009 | News Release
First national look at electronic health records in hospitals that serve the poor shows effect of lagging adoption rates on quality.
How Fast and What Type of Imaging Elderly Low-Back Pain Patients Get Linked to Patient/Physician Traits Not Clinical Indications
May 25, 2009 | News Release
Archives study underscores need for quality metrics to measure overuse of care.
June 18, 2008 | News Release
Health information technology (HIT) has the potential to revolutionize the delivery of health care. This report considers in particular the growth of electronic health records and how it might affect the cost and quality of health care.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Launches Web Site to Help Patients Compare Local Hospitals and Physicians
June 28, 2011 | News Release, Story
Comprehensive Directory Makes it Easier to Find Information on the Quality and Cost of Local Health Care