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.
May 20, 2011 | Program Results Report
Researchers at the University of Southern Maine studied the state's Pathways to Excellence system of reporting on health care quality. Practices that filed reports had higher scores on six indicators of health care quality than those that did not.
December 9, 2004 | Program Results Report
The Peter Christiansen Health Center of the Lac du Flambeau Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa piloted an evidence-based medicine/continuous quality improvement model of care for diabetes, asthma and heart disease.
August 1, 2001 | Program Results Report
The New Jersey Department of Health and Social Services developed, implemented and tested a quality improvement program in 20 of New Jersey's approximately 360 nursing homes.
November 18, 2013 | Program Results Report
Front-line nurses at 50 New Jersey health organizations implemented innovative practices to improve the hospital work environment and patient care. This was a state-specific pilot of a national model, Transforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB).
October 26, 2009 | Program Results Report
Researchers at Boston University's Health Policy Institute conducted research to determine whether hospitals might improve patient care and reduce stress on nurses by smoothing peaks and valleys in the number of surgical patients they must care for.
July 29, 2009 | Program Results Report
Telephone surveys show how acute-care hospitals collect data on race, ethnicity and language and whether and how they use that data to improve quality of patient care.
Medical Care Research and Review Journal Publishes Special Supplement on Nursing Quality Measurement, April 2007
January 31, 2008 | Program Results Report
Medical Care Research and Review published a Special Supplemental Issue: The Art and Science of Nursing Quality Measurement in April 2007.
May 15, 2008 | Program Results Report
The University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle created an intervention designed to improve the quality of end-of-life care in the intensive care unit (ICU).
October 14, 2004 | Program Results Report
From 1997 to 2003, RWJF funded a national program called Community-State Partnerships to Improve End-of-Life Care.
March 16, 2003 | Program Results Report
The National Academy of Sciences - Institute of Medicine examined the quality of care for individuals in nursing homes and other long-term care settings and published a book, Improving the Quality of Long-Term Care.