In "The Push for the Summit: Creating Health Care's New Terrain," we now set our sights on frontiers and summits yet to come.
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.
June 11, 2012 | Commentary, Story
UnitedHealth, Humana and Aetna are determined to not be held hostage by the political and judicial process and for their leadership in ensuring Americans have access to the health care they need.
April 25, 2012 | Commentary
This editorial discusses challenges to seamless flow of clinical data across health care settings. In 2009, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act was created to promote the meaningful use of health information technology.
October 1, 2011 | Commentary
Making judgments about how much a person could pay for health insurance is difficult?even for an expert panel member.
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.
December 22, 2009 | Commentary
An address by James S. Marks, RWJF senior vice president and director of the Health Group.
December 1, 2009 | Commentary
This commentary argues that a multidisciplinary approach is an essential ingredient for achieving community change and vitality. Because active living is not a central issue of any one discipline, public health must influence other disciplines to integrate active living within the context of their respective missions.
October 12, 2009 | Commentary
This commentary identifies methods to slow the increase in health care costs in the United States. The current proposed expansion of health insurance will cost the country an estimated trillion dollars over 10 years. To make this expansion possible, increases in the cost of health care must be curbed.
October 1, 2009 | Commentary
Physician groups and societies often have clear, well-known views on health refor, therefore, the views of physicians in general are not always understood. This article describes a national survey of physicians' views regarding health reform, showing a majority of physicians (62.9%) supported public and private plans.