February 8, 2012 | New Public Health Post
Depression of Whole-Brain Oxygen Extraction Fraction is Associated with Poor Outcome in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury
February 1, 2012 | Journal Article
This study measures the oxygen extraction fraction (OEF) to gauge metabolic abnormalities by using a magnetic resonance (MR) technique. This study supports previous studies' findings: OEF is decreased in traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients, and correlates with the severity of the injury.
November 4, 2011 | Program Results Report
The National Organization on Disability worked with the U.S. Army to develop, implement and assess the Wounded Warrior Careers program, which provides career-development support to severely injured veterans and key family members.
April 7, 2014 | Journal Article
Alzheimer’s disease confronts us with an ethical challenge: How do we live with dignity and quality of life in the face of progressive disability and, ultimately, death?
October 18, 2013 | Program Results Report
To combat isolation and loneliness among vulnerable individuals, including the disabled and frail elderly, the PLAN Institute for Caring Citizenship and Tyze Personal Networks developed Web-based social support networks called Tyze.
Human Capital News Roundup: Verbal abuse among nurses, deinstitutionalization, prenatal genetic testing, and more.
June 20, 2013 | Human Capital Blog Post
Around the country, print, broadcast and online media outlets are covering the groundbreaking work of RWJF leaders, scholars, fellows, alumni and grantees.
June 11, 2013 | Program Results Report
The Cash & Counseling program created a cost-effective model of participant-directed services to improve the health of frail older adults and other people with disabilities and contributed to national policy change on participant-directed services.
June 10, 2013 | Video
In Philadelphia, clients of behavior health agencies work together with artists and the community to create large-scale murals. The result: vibrant public art and a deeper, healing connection to the community.
January 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This article presents analysis of basic disabilities among older adults. The study considered data from the American Community Survey (ACS) 2000-2005. The findings indicate that basic disabilities increased from 2000-20005, reversing a trend that began in the 80s.
Evaluation of Washington State Workers' Compensation Health Initiative Finds Managed Care Program Cuts Disability Costs
June 9, 2008 | Program Results Report
From 1996 to 2000, researchers from the University of Washington evaluated a Washington state program that provided medical care for injured workers through managed care systems.