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.
April 30, 2009 | Video, Story
This story highlights three complementary initiatives to expand coverage.
April 22, 2009 | Video, Story
More Than Wheels is an innovative program that makes cars affordable for the working poor.
February 28, 2009 | Video, Story
An international coalition is helping the health care sector become ecologically sustainable and reduce harm to public health and the environment.
January 7, 2009 | Video, Story
How the Portland Identification and Early Referral program intervenes to prevent severe mental illness in teens and young adults.
October 30, 2008 | Video, Story
A program to promote work-based learning for quality care.
September 16, 2008 | News Release, Video, Story
Nearly a quarter of farmers and ranchers say health care costs cause financial problems; spend 42 percent of annual income on coverage and care.
June 24, 2008 | Video, Story
Many frail elders seek an alternative to the typical institutional-style nursing home. With more Green Houses taking root across the United States, that alternative is getting closer to home.
June 4, 2008 | Toolkit, Video, Story
The goal of this intervention is to reduce the amount of staff time spent hunting for and gathering supplies and equipment and increase the amount of time spent at the bedside with patients
June 4, 2008 | Video, Story
Staff developed a welcome video called, “Your Stay at Kaiser: What You Need to Know,” for patients entering the hospital.
May 6, 2008 | Video, Story
Connecting the worlds of video games and health, with positive results.