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 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.
October 18, 2007 | Audio
This paper shows that a substantial change in the U.S. approach to health care funding is central to any sustainable, comprehensive reform that focuses on improved quality.
January 1, 2007 | Audio
This paper explores four key areas where changes in federal and state law that will be necessary to implement health care reform.
January 20, 2011 | Audio
Investing in Reclaiming Futures: A Promising Model for Cost-Effective Juvenile Justice Reform
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.
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.
November 2, 2009 | Video, Story
They spoke at a summit organized by Leadership for Healthy Communities.
June 22, 2009 | Video, Story
Historic law will protect kids, help smokers quit.
December 27, 2012 | Video
A Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow describes how his experience in the program has been transformational, in more ways than one.
December 1, 2009 | Report, Video
Twenty states score six or less out of 10 key indicators.