September 1, 2009
Survey shows users of emergency rooms have trouble accessing care in other settings, and frequent users of emergency rooms are a sicker, more disabled, and more chronically ill population than other adults in the state.
May 9, 2013
Human Capital Blog
"I saw the worst and the best of humanity in one week," Carolyn Hayes writes. "I want to make sure my nurse colleagues know how proud I was to be among them and how grateful I am to be a nurse. That week, I was especially proud to be a Boston nurse."
April 26, 2013
An RWJF Clinical Scholar shares lessons from the Brigham and Women’s ER on the day of the Boston Marathon bombing.
July 23, 2009
Ralph W. Hingson's work contributed to legislation making it illegal for people under age 21 to drive after drinking and lowering the allowable blood alcohol limit for adult drivers to .08 percent.
October 1, 2013
In many regions across the country, robust “super-utilizer” programs providing intensive outpatient care management to high-need, high-cost patients are beginning to emerge.
September 1, 2006
Boston Medical Center worked with the bed cleaning contractors at the hospital to reduce the bed turnaround time.
January 1, 2005
Recommended Reading Safety Net Hospital Emergency Departments Prepared by the RWJF-supported Urgent Matters program,the report was published in May 2005 by the National Association of Public Hospitals. The report describes practical approaches to ea ...
July 1, 2001
Program Results Report
The United Hospital Fund of New York worked to develop, validate and implement a research technique called small-area analysis, used to identify communities with high rates of unnecessary hospitalization and limited access to primary care.