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On the RWJF Human Capital Blog
RWJF Health & Society Scholar Jooyoung Lee advocates home-based mental health care for gunshot victims to recover from the lingering effects of their injuries.
On the RWJF Human Capital Blog
Americans’ life expectancy is increasing more quickly than official government forecasts, RWJF Health & Society Scholar Samir Soneji finds.
November 1, 2013 | Journal Article
Former prisoners are at elevated risk of death due to overdose, disease, homicide, suicide and motor vehicle accidents.
The Effect of Discussing Pain on Patient-Physician Communication in a Low-Income, Black, Primary Care Patient Population
July 1, 2013 | Journal Article
A new study using direct observation of video-recorded physician visits helps researchers understand the aspects of patient-physician communication.
June 1, 2013 | Journal Article
This study explores the relationship between racism-related vigilance and sleep difficulty among Black, Hispanic, and White adults.
April 2, 2012 | Journal Article
As several studies have shown, an association between periodontal disease and chronic kidney disease (CKD), regular dental care may be an important strategy for reducing the burden of CKD.
September 7, 2010 | Report
The Better Jobs, Better Care demonstration provided grants and technical assistance to coalitions of providers, workers, consumers, and policy makers to improve the quality of jobs of long-term care direct care workers.
January 3, 2010 | Journal Article
Every year, falls are reported for an estimated one-third of community-dwelling adults over the age of 65. This article reviews the existing literature to identify risk factors that are most predictive of falls. MEDLINE (1966-2004) and CINAHL (1982- ...
July 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This case study of Better Jobs, Better Care: Building a Strong Long-Term Care Workforce specifically focuses on the work of one coalition, the North Carolina Partner Team, which succeeded in bringing together competing stakeholder groups.
May 1, 2009 | Journal Article
In this paper, the authors assess how dual eligibles with mental disorders are faring under Medicare Part D.
January 1, 2008 | Report
This IOM report calls for fundamental reforms to support the care for older Americans.
Variations Between Clinical Trial Participants and Medicare Beneficiaries in Evidence Used for Medicare National Coverage Decisions
January 28, 2008 | Journal Article
The objective of this study was to determine the extent to which clinical trials relied on by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are applicable to Medicare beneficiaries.