Hurricane Sandy tested the capabilities of the public health system, and public health officials responded in heroic fashion—keeping our communities safe and healthy before, through, and after storms like Hurricane Sandy.
Approximately 6.1 million Americans abuse or misuse prescription drugs. Since 1999, overdose deaths involving prescription painkillers have quadrupled and now outnumber those from heroin and cocaine combined.
Creating a Culture of Health
Every community needs the building blocks to give everyone the chance to make healthy choices, so we can all share in a culture of health.
July 20, 2009 | Video
Recommendations of a NAPA/NASI study panel.
July 22, 2010 | Video, Story
Improving Health and Health Care in Communities Across America
January 31, 2011 | Video
Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) believes real health care reform happens at the local level.
December 27, 2011 | Video, Story
The RWJF’s signature effort to improve the quality of care in the U.S.
June 15, 2010 | News Release, Video
West New York, New Jersey's Memorial High School earns first-ever Gold National Recognition Award from Alliance's Healthy Schools Program.
November 3, 2010 | Video
Why are children of color at higher risk?
$19-Billion stimulus infusion good start, but researchers warn steep climb ahead to get hospitals to go digital.
March 25, 2009 | News Release, Video
Contrary to conventional wisdom, only a tiny fraction of U.S. hospitals have full health information technology (HIT) systems in place to improve how they deliver care, says the New England Journal of Medicine in the March 26 online edition.
April 18, 2011 | Video, Story
Diversity in the health care workforce is a guiding principle of all Foundation programs.
June 30, 2009 | Story, Audio
Cincinnati's Diabetes Footprint Campaign
July 14, 2011 | Video
Publicly reporting information on the quality of care that doctors and hospitals provide serves important purposes.