RWJF News Releases
$4.2 Million Grant Program to Support Health Care Organization Implementation of Choosing Wisely® Recommendations
January 8, 2015 | News Release
The ABIM Foundation has received a $4.2 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for its Choosing Wisely campaign to reduce unnecessary use of tests and treatments in U.S. health care.
Foundation Selects 10 Community Alliances to Pioneer Ways for People to Assess the Quality of Their Care
December 17, 2014 | News Release
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has selected 10 communities to participate in The Doctor Project, which helps consumers better access and understand information about health care quality in their local communities.
September 23, 2014 | News Release
Researchers found that nurse understaffing and practice environments were worse at hospitals with higher concentrations of black patients, contributing to adverse outcomes for very low birth weight infants born in those facilities.
June 18, 2014 | News Release
At the White House Maker Faire on June 18, 2014, MakerNurse announced the launch of a new online community that will elevate and accelerate the ingenuity of nurses working across the United States.
Survey: Physicians are Aware that Many Medical Tests and Procedures are Unnecessary, See Themselves as Solution
May 1, 2014 | News Release
Survey looks at physician attitudes on overuse of medical services in the US, and shows that more than half of physicians think they are in the best position to address the problem and are responsible for making sure patients avoid unnecessary care.
March 27, 2014 | News Release
New $2.4 Million Grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Supports Two Patient-Led Projects in 2014 to Develop, Test and Validate Patient-Reported Outcomes.
March 17, 2014 | News Release
RWJF announced the launch of an innovative $1.3 million project to help consumers better understand and assess the quality of care their local physicians provide.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Funds New Healthy People 2020 Law and Health Policy Project Through CDC Foundation
March 12, 2014 | News Release
The $1.6 million project will build upon topics in Healthy People 2020 Initiative.
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Foundation (RWJF) finds the nation’s ability to prevent and control infectious disease outbreaks are hampered by outdated systems and limited resources.
November 20, 2013 | News Release
New program explores reorganization of staff roles in doctors' offices to improve patient outcomes without increasing costs.