RWJF is passionate about the responsibility it has to share information and foster understanding of the impact of past grantmaking—what works, what doesn’t and why.
September 10, 2014 | Program Results Report
A research team led by Stephen M. Shortell and Lawrence P. Casalino tracked the extent to which physician organizations used evidence-based care management processes to treat patients with asthma, congestive heart failure, depression, and diabetes.
August 16, 2014 | Program Results Report
ASTHO led a national demonstration initiative with five state public health agencies to promote quality improvement (QI) and to link QI to the departments’ efforts to achieve accreditation from the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB).
July 31, 2014 | Program Results Report
A learning collaborative of health systems explored ways to shift charity care dollars to proactive investments in neighborhoods and in community-wide disease-prevention effort.
February 4, 2014 | Program Results Report
Consumers Union, publisher of Consumer Reports, worked with three regional alliances that promote health care quality to develop and publish credible ratings of groups of physicians.
November 26, 2012 | Program Results Report
The Health Impact Project is advancing the use of health impact assessments (HIAs), used to determine the potential health effects of a proposed policy or project. Interest in HIAs is growing at the local, state, tribal and federal levels.
Communities Creating Healthy Environments: Improving Access to Healthy Foods and Safe Places in Communities of Color
April 11, 2012 | Program Results Report
Communities Creating Healthy Environments aims to curb childhood obesity in communities of color by using community organizing for social justice to advocate for policy changes color. Read this report on its progress.
June 20, 2011 | Program Results Report
In 2004, a group of regional collaboratives established the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI) to accelerate the formation and effectiveness of such collaboratives across the country.
May 23, 2011 | Program Results Report
The Consumer-Purchaser Disclosure Project is a coalition of more than 50 leading employer, consumer and labor organizations that seeks to give consumers and health care purchasers a greater voice in deliberations over performance measures.
November 19, 2010 | Program Results Report
The Institute of Medicine convened an expert committee that developed principles and recommendations on preventing conflicts of interest and threats to objectivity in medical research, education and practice stemming from industry funding.
October 22, 2010 | Program Results Report
Researchers from the University of California, Davis, College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences analyzed spending of federal funds for bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure across metropolitan regions nationwide and conducted case studies.