January 10, 2012
Since 2005, Finding Answers has awarded and managed research grants totaling $8 million to health care organizations implementing interventions aimed at reducing disparities.
January 1, 2012
What We're Learning about Coordinating Health Care for High-Utilizers.
April 18, 2011
Diversity in the health care workforce is a guiding principle of all Foundation programs.
February 9, 2011
Finding Answers is a national program of the RWJF that supports research in racial and ethnic inequalities in health care. Program researchers scrutinize specific strategies aimed at improving care to see which are effective.
March 25, 2009
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.
June 5, 2008
Ten hospitals with racially and ethnically diverse patient populations participated in Expecting Success: Excellence in Cardiac Care, a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation aimed at improving quality of cardiac care while reducing racial, ethnic and language disparities. All 10 hospitals improved the quality of care being provided to their heart failure and heart attack patients.
June 4, 2008
The current race and ethnicity categories used by the Office of Management and Budget are the recommended standard, yet given the United States' increasingly diverse population, the Expecting Success program used an expanded list of categories.