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 21, 2009 | Commentary
Nurses Provide Quality, Safety Expertise on Boards
August 15, 2009 | Commentary
Three separate letters to the editor of The Lancet criticized a meta-analysis study examining the benefits of intensive glucose control on cardiovascular outcomes and stroke published in the journal. A fourth letter was supportive of the study. The authors respond to the criticisms and explain their choices of studies to be included.
January 22, 2009 | Commentary
The U.S. already has in place a working system that policy-makers could enlarge to achieve universal health coverage: Medicaid. This perspective analysis proposes using Medicaid to cover the uninsured. The author argues Medicaid is a flexible program with bipartisan appeal.
January 7, 2009 | Commentary/Story
Every year we choose 10 articles from our top research and evaluation projects that had real impact in the policy arena, helped shape our thinking and work, or stood out in other ways. This year we asked you to participate in the selection process with us. Please read further to see the results.
October 2, 2008 | Commentary/Story
Harold Amos alumni have fulfilled the program's original vision, says the RWJF president and CEO: the idea that role models are essential to serve as beacons of possibility.
September 1, 2008 | Commentary
An intensified focus on drug safety often leads to demands for more data collection prior to drug approval. Increased post-marketing surveillance can also play an important role, but the optimal approach must be chosen for each case as it arises.
April 1, 2008 | Commentary
This article presents a case report of a smoker who has been successful at quitting only through long-term use of nicotine replacement medication.
June 27, 2007 | Commentary
In this article, the authors examine possible causes for growth, the widening disparities in health among different populations and the potential implications for public health expenditures for children and youth with chronic health conditions.
May 1, 2007 | Commentary
Exploring the Moral Obligation of Health Professionals to Respect Patients
March 1, 2007 | Commentary
Some advocates of health care reform argue for a single-payer system, while others prefer reliance on the market and insurance subsidies. This article suggests that a hybrid approach has the potential to achieve both universal coverage and improved efficiency.