In "The Push for the Summit: Creating Health Care's New Terrain," we now set our sights on frontiers and summits yet to come.
December 15, 2010 | Commentary
To bridge the gap between supply and demand for primary care providers, nurses must be permitted to practice to their fullest capacity.
June 1, 2012 | Commentary
Issue brief examines ongoing bundled health care payment initiatives.
February 1, 2012 | Commentary
Even if optimism proves not to be a strong cause of good health, freedom from disease and longevity are not the only goals of life. Quality of life matters in addition to quantity of life, and it is clear from research that optimism enhances one's quality of life across the lifespan with little cost and minimal side effects.
January 1, 2009 | Commentary
In this commentary prepared for the 2008 Active Living Research Conference, Philip Insall of Sustrans, a UK nonprofit organization, shares his insights into how research can be used to shape policies that encourage people to travel on foot or by bicycle.
Commentary, Presentation Material
Remarks from Risa Lavizzo-Mourey at the November 2013 final gathering of Local Funding Partnerships.
February 1, 2009 | Commentary
In 1999, when the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation decided to invest heavily in prevention and population health, the seeds of the Active Living Research (ALR) program were sowed. The ALR has served as a model of public health research, through engagement on multiple policy and research levels, and in its commitment to producing research findings that will shape policies.
March 4, 2010 | Commentary
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D., M.B.A., delivered the 2010 Alvin F. Poussaint, M.D., Visiting Lecture at Harvard Medical School.
September 22, 2010 | Commentary
Federal officials and national news media turn attention to new community health clinics championed by RWJF Generalist Physician Faculty Scholar Karen DeSalvo.
March 9, 2009 | Commentary
This article, written by Senior Program Officer Jane Isaacs Lowe, appeared as "Views from the Field" in the March 9, 2009 GIH Bulletin and focuses on where health starts.
August 19, 2008 | Commentary
This paper suggests that major health reform must address poor quality amid rampant expense, with greater reliance on technology assessment and cost effectiveness.