In "The Push for the Summit: Creating Health Care's New Terrain," we now set our sights on frontiers and summits yet to come.
September 1, 2010 | Commentary
Providing financial incentives to hospitals to improve quality is increasingly common, yet little is known about its effect on hospitals that provide care for poorer patients. In this study, researchers looked at how financial incentives affected those hospitals serving larger, poorer populations.
June 1, 2011 | Commentary
Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes), a disruptive model of health education and delivery, makes the medical resources of academic medical centers available to treat and improve outcomes for rural HCV patients.
September 19, 2007 | Commentary
Each year Americans spend more than $2 trillion on health care. Unfortunately, some of this $2 trillion buys services of little or no value. This waste has been attributed to misleading advertisements, media hype, misguided state and federal mandate ...
February 1, 2009 | Commentary
Active-living researchers must continue to press for more synthesis between policy and policy-makers and research related to physical activity. Key areas of action are to involve numerous jurisdictions from the outset and to demonstrate that health is a stakeholder in a variety of realms.
December 23, 2009 | Commentary
Effective ICU care has been shown to reduce hospital stays and mortality rates. Tele-ICU could extend intensivist care to hospitals that do not have it. This editorial describes a study involving six ICUs and proposes a conceptual framework for developing effective tele-ICU.
October 1, 2011 | Commentary
Making judgments about how much a person could pay for health insurance is difficult?even for an expert panel member.
October 1, 2009 | Commentary
This foreword to a special issue on public health systems research discusses the history and evolution of the field. The author describes the function of the AcademyHealth Interest Group of Public Health Systems Research (PHSR) and provides a definition of public health systems research.
June 2, 2009 | Commentary
This opinion column appeared in the June 2, 2009, edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer.
November 25, 2007 | Commentary
This paper explores four key areas where changes in federal and state law that will be necessary to implement health care reform.
President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey reflects on the mission, goal, and programs of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.