RWJF News Releases
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.
September 21, 2013 | News Release
MIT’s Little Devices Lab and RWJF launch nationwide initiative to seek out DIY nurses. MakerNurse will elevate and accelerate the ingenuity of nurses working across the United States.
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 11, 2012 | News Release
Nursing Alliance for Quality Care kicks off effort to put the patient relationship at the cornerstone of patient safety and quality.
March 20, 2008 | News Release
Nurses are pivotal to quality improvement efforts, but shortages could curtail involvement.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Institute of Medicine Launch Unprecedented Initiative on the Future of Nursing in America
July 14, 2009 | News Release
Committee led by Donna Shalala and Linda Burnes Bolton to develop blueprint for expanded access to quality care through better use of nurses.
September 27, 2006 | News Release
Nine "INQRI" grants awarded to interdisciplinary research teams
March 5, 2008 | News Release
RWJF announced the names of eight dental schools that will receive grants of up to $200,000 each to improve the diversity of their student body or to increase access to dental care in underserved areas.