RWJF News Releases
RWJF News Releases
July 31, 2012 | News Release
Ninety percent of hospitals in prestigious Aligning Forces for Quality program avoided hundreds of readmissions, improved patient safety by addressing language barriers, and improved timely care in emergency departments.
June 7, 2004 | News Release
The Center for Health Design shows a direct link between patient health and quality of care and the way a hospital is designed.
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.
December 26, 2005 | News Release
New symbols remove language barriers, provide better access to care.
September 27, 2006 | News Release
Nine "INQRI" grants awarded to interdisciplinary research teams
March 11, 2009 | News Release
Part of RWJF's ambitious "Aligning Forces for Quality" program, the effort will engage nurses and other front-line staff to develop quality improvement innovations.
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.
March 20, 2008 | News Release
Nurses are pivotal to quality improvement efforts, but shortages could curtail involvement.
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.
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.