Jessica Donze Black, director of the Kids' Safe and Healthful Foods Project, talks about why students need healthy foods in schools.
Mary Story, director of Healthy Eating Research, and Tracy Fox, president of Food, Nutrition and Policy Consultants, discuss why we need healthier beverage standards.
The RWJF Roadmaps to Health Prize honors outstanding community partnerships that are helping people live healthier lives. These communities are creating a culture of health in their backyards. They were selected in 2013 from more than 160 applicants for their innovative strategies.
In 2006, Terry Huang, a researcher at the National Institutes of Health, proposed a new approach to combating childhood obesity: architecture. VMDO Architects, in collaboration with the University of Virginia and University of Nebraska, redesigned a 1950s-era elementary school in rural Virginia to encourage healthy eating and physical activity among all students.
July 22, 2010 | Video/Story
Improving Health and Health Care in Communities Across America
November 16, 2009 | Video
The Bipartisan Policy Center convened a special forum in Washington, D.C., as part of the Leaders' Project on the State of American Health Care.
November 12, 2009 | Toolkit/Video/Presentation Material
June 2008. Tom Priselac, CEO, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, speaks about the all-encompassing, team approach that has made the Transforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB) approach successful at Cedars-Sinai. The Goal: Disseminate best practices and imple ...
June 30, 2009 | Video/Story
Patients are empowered when they have information about their test results, medicines and the effectiveness of various treatments.
$19-Billion stimulus infusion good start, but researchers warn steep climb ahead to get hospitals to go digital.
March 25, 2009 | News Release/Video
Contrary to conventional wisdom, only a tiny fraction of U.S. hospitals have full health information technology (HIT) systems in place to improve how they deliver care, says the New England Journal of Medicine in the March 26 online edition.
April 2, 2012 | Video
Medicaid Leadership Institute Fellows Highlight Promising Practices
February 8, 2012 | Video/Presentation Material
A video series focusing on three diverse communities shows how this national program aims to reverse childhood obesity.
January 26, 2012 | Video
We profile six remarkable grantees representing three key RWJF programs, all shining examples of our support for "human capital."
November 1, 2011 | Video/Story
It's more than two or more health professionals working side by side; it's about respect and understanding.
May 9, 2011 | Video/Story
Health Leads relies on volunteer college students to "fill" prescriptions by connecting patients with vital resources.