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.
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).
October 14, 2013 | Program Results Report
The Oregon Health Insurance Experiment - the first to use a randomized approach to analyze the impact of expanding a Medicaid program to low-income adults - yielded surprising findings regarding physical, mental, and financial well-being.
August 12, 2013 | Program Results Report
From 2008 through 2011, the Oregon Consortium for Nursing Education led an effort to evaluate a new approach to nursing education, designed to address a nursing shortage and changing health care needs.
July 23, 2013 | Program Results Report
Freelancers Union built on its experience running a health insurance company to launch nonprofit insurance CO-OPs - authorized under the Affordable Care Act to compete with for-profits on health insurance exchanges - in OR, NJ, and NY.
May 30, 2013 | Program Results Report
From 2007-2012, Ladder to Leadership: Developing the Next Generation of Health Care Leaders - a $3.6 million national program - provided training to 219 early-to-mid-career professionals working with vulnerable populations in eight communities.
January 12, 2012 | Program Results Report
Researchers studied the use of state data to assess changes in Medicaid costs and criminal justice system involvement among patients treated in five substance abuse agencies that used process improvement.
September 9, 2011 | Program Results Report
Staff at Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon built and engaged two coalitions of faith communities - in Portland and Corvallis - government agencies, advocacy groups and others to improve the health of congregations and their communities.
Oregon Demonstration Program Finds Local Treatment and Prevention Efforts More Effective Than Incarceration of At-Risk Youths
February 13, 2004 | Program Results Report
The Oregon State legislature established the Deschutes County Community Youth Investment Program designed to increase investment in community-based delinquency prevention programs by shifting funds from costly state incarceration programs.
Carcinogens Found in Nonsmoking Workers Exposed to Secondhand Smoke in Oregon Bars and Restaurants Exempt from Clean Air Laws
February 29, 2008 | Program Results Report
Researchers at the Multnomah County Health Department examined the prevalence of NNK among nonsmoking Oregon bar and restaurant workers in establishments where smoking was permitted and in those where it was prohibited.
March 27, 2007 | Program Results Report
The Oregon Health and Science University studied the impact on clients enrolled in methadone maintenance services in Oregon when the state eliminated funding for their treatment in March 2003.