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.
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.
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.
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.
July 5, 2009 | Commentary/Story
RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey discusses the signing of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act in a column in The Star-Ledger of Newark, N.J.
July 2, 2009 | Commentary
This article explores three reasons why bundling both medical liability reform and health care reform may prove valuable in health care reform development.
July 1, 2009 | Commentary
To address obesity in culturally diverse populations, interventions should include "real-world" practices that are adapted to cultural needs, values and resources, according to Terry L. Bazzarre, Ph.D., a former senior program director at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
February 26, 2009 | Commentary
This article by researchers at the Dartmouth Atlas examines the rapid growth in health care costs in the United States, and suggests the use of information from regions with low growth in costs to find solutions to the problem.
November 16, 2006 | Commentary
This article discusses the new move by Medicare to align its payments to hospitals more with the charges involved for services. The authors reveal the politics surrounding this issue and why implementation of this decision has been slow.