In "The Push for the Summit: Creating Health Care's New Terrain," we now set our sights on frontiers and summits yet to come.
June 27, 2012 | Commentary
Electronic health records have the power to transform health care but they must be more than just electronic versions of current paper records.
January 1, 2012 | Commentary
This special issue of Health & Place highlights some of the research studies on active living research that were presented at the 2011 Active Living Research Annual Conference that should be useful for researchers, practitioners and advocates.
September 23, 2010 | Commentary
related websites For an overview of RWJF scholar and fellow opportunities, visit www.RWJFLeaders.org Visit the REACH NOLA Web site Visit the RWJF Clinical Scholars Web site Substance abuse. Child abuse. Intimate partner violence. These are but some ...
April 7, 2010 | Commentary
The health care reform debate was dominated by seasoned special interest groups and politicians in nearly every public forum. As Cary Gross, M. D., co-director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Clinical Scholars Program at Yale and Erica ...
December 23, 2009 | Commentary
Focus on prevention and wellness programs.
December 17, 2009 | Commentary
The major reform proposals' intent to increase coverage may address some of the racial and ethnic disparities that continue to exist in the U.S. health care system. With so much focus on national health reform, this article reminds readers of both the challenges of and opportunities for equity in its implementation.
December 1, 2009 | Commentary
This commentary examines the benefits and challenges of community-based participatory research. The authors provide suggestions to help universities strengthen partnerships with communities and organizations.
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.
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.
February 1, 2009 | Commentary
This commentary highlights the need for a shift in health promotion research, from identifying priorities to implementing them. Pekka Puska, M.D., Ph.D., argues that health researchers must drive social change by implementing theory-based policies to diffuse health innovations.