July 1, 2013
This randomized controlled trial evaluated a culturally appropriate intervention to improve the recognition and treatment of depression among Asian and Latino American primary care patients at Massachusetts General Hospital.
June 1, 2010
Physicians need a method of quantifying the risks and benefits of treatment for patient subgroups (i.e., those with different health profiles). This article describes the development of the Potential for Benefit Scale (PBS), a composite measure of potential treatment response.
October 19, 2009
Seven grants given to organizations with demonstrated abilities to develop and test interventions to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in health care.
March 1, 2007
This paper calls for national organizations dedicated to performance measurement, best practices and provider incentives as a part of reform.
December 1, 2006
Program Results Report
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals and New York University Downtown Hospital worked together to develop and implement the Chinese Community Partnership for Health, designed to improve the health of Asian populations in Philadelphia.
September 23, 2002
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) launched a new program, Urgent Matters. The $4.6 million program is designed to reduce emergency department crowding and to assess the condition of the health care safety net.
February 3, 2005
If you're inside the (Washington) Beltway, it's familiar—otherwise it might be new. It refers to the gap in Medicare coverage for prescription drugs.
April 27, 2005
State-by-state analysis shows extent of problem; 41 percent of uninsured adults unable to see a doctor when needed due to cost. U.S. Senators launch 'Cover the Uninsured Week,' chaired by Presidents Ford and Carter.
May 4, 2006
State-by-state analysis shows significant percentage of adults in 25 statesdecline to accept employer's coverage offer.
March 29, 2007
Keeping our nation's children healthy and better prepared to learn in school and succeed in life.