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.
May 18, 2009 | News Release
Study also finds that Internet-savvy consumers will trade some privacy to gain transparency, full access to medical records
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.
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.
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.
Avoidable Hospitalizations in Cuyahoga County Fall by Nearly 3,000 for Patients with Common Cardiovascular Conditions, Saving More than $20 million
January 30, 2013 | News Release
Avoidable hospitalizations in Cuyahoga County, Ohio—one of RWJF’s Aligning Forces for Quality communities—fell by nearly 3,000 for patients with common cardiovascular conditions, saving more than $20 million in health care costs.
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.