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.
November 16, 2009 | Video
The event was the third forum held by the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Leader's Project on the State of American Health Care.
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.
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 8, 2007 | Audio
Examples of technology assessment, especially the National Institute for Clinical Excellence in the United Kingdom were examined and shown to have important characteristics for a successful technology assessment initiative in the United States.
November 23, 2009 | Video, Story
Initiative is developing evidence about the most effective ways of organizing, financing and delivering public health services.
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.
October 11, 2011 | Video
This series of short infographic videos explains concepts of health reform.