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.
This video details how MN Community Measurement measures and publicly reports provider performance data.
This video shows how Aligning Forces for Quality communities are publicly reporting measures of health care quality to drive improvement.
This video details how primary care practices in Cincinnati are using performance measurement data to improve diabetes care and outcomes.
April 12, 2011 | Video
Measuring physician and hospital performance around the country.
November 23, 2009 | Video, Story
Initiative is developing evidence about the most effective ways of organizing, financing and delivering public health services.
July 14, 2011 | Video
Publicly reporting information on the quality of care that doctors and hospitals provide serves important purposes.
June 15, 2010 | Audio, Journal Article
Researchers evaluate health metrics.
February 16, 2010 | Video
In new video, RWJF President and CEO and Wisconsin health leaders detail how county rankings can help improve the health of communities.
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.