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 15, 2010 | Commentary
Multi-State Learning Collaborative holds last national meeting before the launch of public health accreditation in 2011.
April 12, 2011 | Commentary
RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey delivered the address in April 2011.
February 26, 2009 | Commentary/Story
Some 5 percent of patients admitted to a U.S. hospital will contract an infection during their stay. Such infections cause a staggering 99,000 deaths per year, and a growing proportion no longer respond to a wide range of antibiotics. The RWJF-funded Extending the Cure project has published three op-ed articles recently on this critical topic.
June 1, 2010 | Commentary
Now that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has become law, the question is whether the country is ready to implement its provisions, especially regarding quality. Commentary from Risa Lavizzo-Mourey.
February 10, 2010 | Commentary
Community-based participatory research (CBPR) has emerged in the last decades as a transformative research paradigm that bridges the gap between science and practice through community engagement and social action to increase health equity. The authors of this study identify the barriers and challenges within the intervention and implementation of CBPR.
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 2, 2009 | Commentary
This opinion column appeared in the June 2, 2009, edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer.
March 1, 2009 | Commentary
The potential of health information technology (IT) to transform health care delivery has spurred health IT adoption and will likely contribute to increased investments in coming years.
May 16, 2005 | Commentary/Story
RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D., M.B.A., outlined the Foundation's approach to reducing disparities using quality improvement approaches already familiar to the health care field.
July 25, 2011 | Commentary
Commentary from John Lumpkin, senior vice president and director of the Health Care Group at RWJF, highlights the power of transparency to transform health care.