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.
April 9, 2013 | News Release
NCQA and RWJF announced a new approach to measuring quality that will provide a more sensitive gauge of risk factors and make it possible to create clinically meaningful incentives for providers to improve disease prevention.
Improvement Needed: Study Finds Little Progress in Participation of Early-Career Registered Nurses in Hospital Quality Improvement Activities
January 23, 2013 | News Release
“Nurses Are an Important Resource in Efforts to Improve Care and Patient Outcomes, and That Resource Needs to be Optimized”
October 3, 2012 | News Release
New study indicates nurses' assessments of care accurately reflect hospital quality.
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.
May 5, 2011 | News Release
Aligning Forces for Quality continues unprecedented effort to improve the quality of health care in targeted communities, reduce disparities and provide models to propel reform.
February 27, 2011 | News Release
Aligning Forces is RWJF’s signature effort to increase the overall quality of health care in 17 targeted communities nationwide.
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.
January 19, 2010 | News Release
The AF4Q Development Fund expands upon RWJF’s commitment to lift the quality of health care provided in targeted communities across the nation.