View the webcast from a January 20, 2010, National Press Club event at which experts from Gallup and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation presented key findings from a new study examining the views of 1,504 opinion leaders on the role nurses are playing, and should play, in our health care system.
This first-of-its-kind survey explores perceptions of nurses’ role in improving access and quality, and containing costs. The webcast includes a news conference to release findings from the study, followed by a panel discussion analyzing the findings in-depth. The featured speakers:
- Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D., M.B.A, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
- Frank Newport, Ph.D., editor-in-chief, The Gallup Report
- Pennsylvania Gov. Edward G. Rendell
- Reed V. Tuckson, M.D., F.A.C.P., executive vice president and chief of medical affairs, UnitedHealth Group
- Gail Wilensky, Ph.D., senior fellow at Project HOPE, former administrator of the Health Care Financing Administration (now the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)
- Susan Hassmiller, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., senior adviser for nursing at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (moderator)
- Patricia Gerrity, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., associate dean at the College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University, director of the 11th Street Family Health Services, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
- Richard Hader, senior vice president and chief nursing officer at Meridian Health
Beverly Malone, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., CEO of the National League for Nursing, member of the National Advisory Council for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar program
- Mary Naylor, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., professor at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, director of the NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health, program director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Interdisciplinary Nursing Quality Research Initiative
RWJF Scholar examines neighborhood-based death rates from opiate-based painkiller overdoses, compared with heroin overdose deaths.
A national conversation highlighting efforts to improve care transitions, reduce avoidable hospital readmissions, and lift overall quality o...
Adverse working conditions contribute substantially to the risk of depression for working-age adults, according to new research from a team ...
This month the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health published a special issue of its magazine devoted to food.
Unengaged patients can incur costs of up to 21% higher than patients who are highly engaged in care. This suite of materials from RWJF's AF4...
America is not getting good value for its health care dollar. These resources explore issues of cost and value of health care.
Hilary Levey Friedman, author of Playing to Win: Raising Children in a Competitive Culture, writes about youth sports.
RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholar Jennifer Bellot writes about losing her grandmother to complications from a medical error.
The reconvened Commission to Build a Healthier America will provide new guidance in three key areas: early childhood, healthy communities, a...
RWJF Scholar puzzles out why people who do not drink alcohol are at greater risk for premature death than light to moderate drinkers.
While the need to address disparities in care is well known, few strategies for reducing disparities have been studied systematically.
Judith Halstead, president of the National League for Nursing, writes about the role of nursing education in realizing a transformed health ...