RWJF Forum Series
This forum series, co-sponsored by RWJF, brings physicians, neuroscientists and the public together to understand "the big question: why we have the placebo effect."
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.
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.
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.
June 10, 2009 | Video, Presentation Material
Experts in the field of health care payment discuss a variety of solutions to correct widespread deficiencies and increase value in our health care system.
November 10, 2009 | Report, Video, Presentation Material
Nearly two-thirds rank prevention investments as important.
April 22, 2009 | Video, Story
More Than Wheels is an innovative program that makes cars affordable for the working poor.
November 3, 2010 | Video
Why are children of color at higher risk?
May 9, 2011 | Video, Story
Health Leads relies on volunteer college students to "fill" prescriptions by connecting patients with vital resources.
Imagine a shared national culture of health in which being healthy and staying healthy are esteemed social values.
November 12, 2009 | Toolkit, Video, Presentation Material
June 2008. Tom Priselac, CEO, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, speaks about the all-encompassing, team approach that has made the Transforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB) approach successful at Cedars-Sinai. The Goal: Disseminate best practices and imple ...
March 8, 2011 | Audio
The expansion of health insurance under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has the potential to benefit persons with comorbid mental and medical disorders. This synthesis examines the evidence on physical and mental comorbidity including its prevalence, origins and models for effective treatment.
December 14, 2010 | Video, Story
The NetWork for Better Futures video on the work of The Twin Cities of Minneapolis & Saint Paul to reduce recidivism, reduce the use of expensive public services, save tax payers money, and improve the lives of those living in our neighborhoods.