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.
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.
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.
RWJF Grant Supports Innovative Telehealth Model for Bringing Specialty Care to Rural and Underserved America
August 20, 2009 | News Release
New Mexico's Project ECHO offers solution to health care worker shortage while improving health outcomes for poor patients with serious chronic diseases.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Institute of Medicine Launch Unprecedented Initiative on the Future of Nursing in America
July 14, 2009 | News Release
Committee led by Donna Shalala and Linda Burnes Bolton to develop blueprint for expanded access to quality care through better use of nurses.
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.
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.
May 18, 2009 | News Release
Study also finds that Internet-savvy consumers will trade some privacy to gain transparency, full access to medical records
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.