October 15, 2013
Program Results Report
Finding Answers funded rigorous evaluations of 33 clinical interventions designed to eliminate racial and ethnic differences in health care. Findings contributed to a six-step "roadmap" that others can follow to close the disparities gap.
A collection of success stories on quality improvement from the front lines of American health care, providing free access to strategies used by hospitals and medical practices nationwide to improve care.
August 26, 2013
Program Results Report
Dorothy E. Roberts, JD, professor of law, sociology, civil rights, and Africana studies at the University of Pennsylvania, wrote the book "Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Re-create Race in the Twenty-first Century."
August 15, 2013
In the U.S., life expectancy and other
health status measures vary dramatically
depending on factors, such as race, gender,
educational attainment, and ZIP code. This brief reviews recent research on health disparities.
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.
April 24, 2013
This glossary explores commonly used health care quality improvement terminology.
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.
January 2, 2013
Follow @FndgAnswers in January and receive a month of tips, tools and updates on the latest developments in disparities research, ACA implementation as it relates to disparities, and easy-to-adapt intervention models.
April 1, 2013
An expansive body of literature reflects the state of the science—and the increased importance of INQRI’s goal to measure and enhance nursing’s contribution to the quality of patient care.
November 1, 2012
This overview outlines three recommendations and the framework RWJF and the Aligning Forces national program office (NPO) developed to address how RWJF can best refine the AF4Q program for its final phase.