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.
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.
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.
June 7, 2010 | News Release
National experiment to look at impact of greater physician-patient openness.
May 7, 2008 | News Release
This issue brief released by the Center for Studying Health System Change focuses on hospital EDs that are faced with patients seeking care for non-urgent issues that could be treated in alternative settings such as physician offices.
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.
February 15, 2013 | News Release
Learn how one hospital reduced the rate of readmissions for its recovering heart failure patients by using a process called LACE.
February 11, 2013 | News Release
A report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation shows that hospitals and their community allies made little progress from 2008 to 2010 at reducing hospital readmissions for elderly patients.
February 5, 2013 | News Release
Five innovative programs are the winners of the Transitions to Better Care video contest, showcasing stories of how care teams and patients have improved care transitions out of the hospital and reduced avoidable hospital readmissions.
January 31, 2013 | News Release
Care About Your Care is a national conversation highlighting efforts to improve care transitions, reduce hospital readmissions, and lift overall quality of care.