In "The Push for the Summit: Creating Health Care's New Terrain," we now set our sights on frontiers and summits yet to come.
October 1, 2010 | Commentary
This article was not funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation but has been included as an additional resource in this special issue.
September 28, 2010 | Commentary
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D., M.B.A., president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, delivered a speech to the 2010 Keenan Fellows, in Washington, D.C. on September 28, 2010. The Keenan Fellows were a group of individuals selected to particip ...
September 23, 2010 | Commentary
Substance abuse. Child abuse. Intimate partner violence. These are but some of the signs of emotional distress that public health officials suspect are on the rise in the wake of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, as families nurse fears about the ...
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.
September 15, 2010 | Commentary
Multi-State Learning Collaborative holds last national meeting before the launch of public health accreditation in 2011.
September 14, 2010 | Commentary
From smoke-free regulations in restaurants and bars, food safety and menu labeling to air bag requirements for cars, laws can increasingly help create healthier, safer communities. As a result, those vested in public health—from local, state, federa ...
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.
July 28, 2010 | Commentary
AARP's John Rother speaks on the role of nurses in health care delivery reform.
July 14, 2010 | Commentary
In this commentary, Dr. Pronovost calls for greater accountability for patient safety within the U.S. health care system. He emphasizes the role of teamwork in reducing CLABSI and other preventable infections.
July 8, 2010 | Commentary
Americans are "way ahead of their elected officials" and they want action now, says RWJF Senior Vice President James S. Marks in a commentary on The Huffington Post.