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April 24, 2013 | Journal Article
Using three levels—the patient, institution, and community—this article outlines how the health care system can work to address social determinants and improve patient health.
October 1, 2012 | Journal Article
Changing the national conversation about how to improve American public schools—and the importance of play to children’s ability to learn.
May 18, 2012 | Pioneering Ideas Blog Post
Deborah Bae and Jane Issacs Lowe discuss the Stanford Social Innovation Review’s “Realigning Health with Care.”
October 5, 2011 | Journal Article
The October issue of Health Affairs looks at disparities from a number of perspectives, featuring the work of several Scholars and experts funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
July 18, 2011 | News Release
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma Present "Out of the Shadows: Reporting on Intimate Partner Violence"
January 23, 2011 | News Release
Fuller, Heisen and Nielsen join an existing group of 11 board members representing a wide array of backgrounds and passionately committed to improving the health and health care of all Americans and making a difference in your lifetime.
January 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Compared with traditional skilled nursing homes, the Green House model allows for more time to be spent caring for and engaging residents.
March 1, 2010 | Journal Article
This article examines changes in tobacco quitlines between 2005 and 2006. Tomacco quitlines have been shown to be an effective, lower-cost method to help smokers quit. Quitlines are more effective than self-help materials, single-session counseling, or other minimal interventions.
January 7, 2010 | Journal Article
The culture-change movement is a broad-based effort to transform nursing homes from impersonal health care institutions into true person-centered homes offering long-term care services. The movement encompasses almost three decades of consumer advocacy coupled with legal, legislative, and policy work aimed at improving both the quality of care and the quality of life in nursing homes.
December 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Researchers examine a large sample of national magazines over five years to determine whether the types of alcohol beverages advertised were those consumed by underage youths.