National Quality Forum Announces Publication of New Report of Nursing-Sensitive Care Performance Measures
October 8, 2004 | News Release
April 9, 2013 | News Release
NCQA and RWJF announced a new approach to measuring quality that will provide a more sensitive gauge of risk factors and make it possible to create clinically meaningful incentives for providers to improve disease prevention.
NEJM Study: Primary Care Clinicians Can Treat Hepatitis C as Effectively as Specialists Through New Delivery Model
June 1, 2011 | News Release
University of New Mexico's Project ECHO poised to spread best practices, eliminate barriers to treatment and improve health care quality across the United States.
December 17, 2013 | News Release
A report released today by Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) finds the nation’s ability to prevent and control infectious disease outbreaks are hampered by outdated systems and limited resources.
September 27, 2006 | News Release
Nine "INQRI" grants awarded to interdisciplinary research teams
New Study Finds Combination of Strategies and Practices Can Dramatically Reduce Deadly and Costly Infections Associated with Hospital Stays
September 13, 2012 | News Release
A new study reveals that combining several tested and proven practices for preventing central line associated bloodstream infections with a program to improve safety, teamwork and communication, can dramatically reduce the infection rates.
November 23, 2009 | News Release
Seven-fold Increase in Potentially Lethal Superbug
New Study Shows Improving Nurses’ Work Environments and Staffing Ratios Can Reduce Hospital Readmissions for Medicare Patients
January 10, 2013 | News Release
A study in the current issue of Medical Care suggests that improving nurses’ work environment can help to reduce Medicare readmissions.
New Study Shows Sepsis and Pneumonia Caused by Hospital-Acquired Infections Kill 48,000 Patients; Cost $8.1 Billion to Treat
February 21, 2010 | News Release, Video
Hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) killed 48,000 people and ramped up health care costs by $8.1 billion in 2006 alone.
New Web Application Allows Health Care Decision-Makers to Explore Projected Effects of Various Treatments and Interventions
October 25, 2010 | News Release
The Archimedes Outcomes Analyzer provides unprecedented access to Archimedes simulation datasets through an application supported by the Pioneer Portfolio of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.