State Health and Value Strategies (SHVS) is a program committed to providing technical assistance to support state efforts to enhance the quality and value of health care by improving population health and reforming the delivery of care services.
Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) is the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s signature effort to lift the overall quality of health care in targeted communities, reduce racial and ethnic disparities and provide models for national reform.
NCQA, with a grant from Pioneer, will evaluate a new measurement tool that focuses on improving the health outcomes of patients with heart disease and diabetes.
April 22, 2014
Program Results Report
From 2007 to 2013, the National Quality Forum undertook an array of activities to strengthen the use of measurement to improve health care quality.
This series of issues present key lessons learned by regional alliances of clinicians, patients, and payers in Aligning Forces for Quality communities as they work to transform local health care and provide models for national reform.
April 22, 2014
Ralph Gonzales, MD, MSPH, professor at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine leads research to identify the human and the organizational factors that get in the way of high-quality, patient-centered care.
March 25, 2014
Cleveland hospitals leaders and physicians have worked for decades to build partnerships to improve care. But 20 years after a previous attempt at coordination hit a bumpy road, health care advocates say they've figured out how to work together.
March 7, 2014
This issue brief gives a general overview of how the field of health care disparities has evolved in recent years to identify emerging perspectives, progress and current activity, and outstanding needs.
The RWJF “Voices of Quality” video contest collected stories about how hospitals, clinics and others are using data that measure how health care providers perform to improve quality. Congratulations to our four winners.
September 2012 Webinar Featured National and Local Health Care Leaders Discussing Progress of RWJF Program to Improve Quality of Care in 16 Regions Nationwide