05/09/2014 | latimes.com
An RWJF study suggests that the employer mandate is likely to make no difference in the total of Americans insured under the Affordable Care Act. Lawmakers can't afford to undermine employer-based coverage, and they have to understand how the mandate distorts employer behavior—and not in a good way.Read more
05/07/2014 | Medline Plus
RWJF Senior Vice President John Lumpkin, MD, called the results from a survey of doctors "a promising sign that an increasing number of physicians are accepting responsibility for reducing unnecessary medical care delivered in the United States."Read the Medline Plus article
05/05/2014 | Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinal
Nursing's Voice, created with support from RWJF and the Northwest Health Foundation, unites a broad coalition of funders, educators and employers who believe that Milwaukee needs to hear from nurses in the mental health discussion.
04/17/2014 | Philly.com
Playworks, a national program implemented in Philadelphia four years ago, placed “recess coaches” in 15 city schools to promots free play and teach the skills of interacting in a way that’s fair and fun.Read the Philly.com story
04/15/2014 | Modern Healthcare
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, RWJF president and CEO, has been named one of the top 25 minority executives in health care.
04/11/2014 | GovBeat.com
In an in-depth post in the paper's GovBeat blog, a recent RWJF-supported state-by-state analysis is grist for the graphic treatment.Read the blog post
04/03/2014 | NBC News
New RWJF-supported survey shows the uninsured rate dropped from 17.9 percent in September 2013 to 15.2 percent in March 2014.Read the NBC News Story
04/01/2014 | Inside Philanthropy
An unlikely pair of large foundations awarded grants to support a project to advance health care and biology research with a public storage bank of individuals’ genomic, health, and personal data.Read the Inside Philanthropy article
03/31/2014 | NurseZone.com
The California Action Coalition has developed a mentorship program which is helping develop the next generation of nurses to serve as leadersRead the NurseZone.com article
03/27/2014 | The Washington Post
The annual County Health Rankings use nearly three dozen indicators to rank the health of counties in an effort to measure ways to improve health outcomes and mobilize action toward improvement.Read The Washington Post blog
At RWJF, building a Culture of Health means working as an ally to make getting healthy and staying healthy a vital part of American culture. It means spotlighting places where the seeds of healthy actions are being planted and working alongside people across the country to turn small victories into a national movement.