Creating a Culture of Health
New Study Shows Sepsis and Pneumonia Caused by Hospital-Acquired Infections Kill 48,000 Patients; Cost $8.1 Billion to Treat
February 21, 2010 | News Release, Video
Hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) killed 48,000 people and ramped up health care costs by $8.1 billion in 2006 alone.
February 10, 2010 | Report, Video
University of Wisconsin/RWJF project ranks counties on how healthy people are and how long they live.
December 6, 2009 | News Release, Audio
Fifteen new studies will assess how legal approaches affect population health.
December 1, 2009 | Report, Video
Twenty states score six or less out of 10 key indicators.
November 2, 2009 | Video, Story
They spoke at a summit organized by Leadership for Healthy Communities.
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.
June 22, 2009 | Video, Story
Historic law will protect kids, help smokers quit.
May 15, 2009 | News Release, Video
Six states have increased taxes in 2009; North Carolina, Wisconsin Approve Statewide Smoke-Free Laws.
June 4, 2008 | Video, Survey/Poll
In order to improve the process, a new role was created for a resource nurse and the traditional charge nurse role was eliminated.
August 19, 2008 | Audio
This paper calls for national organizations dedicated to performance measurement, best practices and provider incentives as a part of reform.