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.
April 15, 2013 | Video
View a recap of the Eleanor Chelimsky Forum held at The Eastern Evaluation Research Society's (EERS) 36th Annual Conference, April 14-16, 2013.
January 1, 2012 | Video, Presentation Material
What we're learning about coordinating health care for high-utilizers.
September 1, 2011 | Audio
Pre-retirees may underestimate health, financial challenges of retirement, poll from NPR, RWJF and Harvard School of Public Health shows.
July 1, 2011 | Annual Report, Video
In her 2011 President's Message, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey looks at forces affecting RWJF's work and describes some of the extraordinary members of the RWJF family who are leading a quiet revolution.
December 1, 2009 | Issue Brief, Audio, Presentation Material, Report, Video
Health policy experts discuss various care management programs which seek to reduce costs while enhancing quality for people with complex health care needs. Patients with complex health care needs account for a high percentage of annual medical ex ...
September 1, 2009 | Issue Brief, Video
This synthesis provides policy-makers with a framework for evaluating the cost-effectiveness literature and investigates the economic evidence for investing in clinical preventive care.
August 10, 2009 | Audio
The RWJF Commission to Build a Healthier America hosts a webinar on improving access to healthy foods and the challenges for some to choose and maintain healthy eating habits.
October 1, 2008 | Issue Brief, Audio
This synthesis sheds light on the driving forces behind health care spending and examines the reasons why health care costs continue to rise.