May 17, 2012
Program Result Report
Researchers at Emory University Department of Emergency Medicine analyzed data from two Atlanta emergency departments to ascertain barriers to achieving standard metrics of performance for treatment of patients with pneumonia.
May 1, 2011
Older injured patients are much less likely than younger ones to be admitted to a trauma center for care.
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.
July 1, 2009
This synthesis describes what is known, and importantly what is not known, about hospital EDs in the United States. This report addresses key questions about the performance and sustainability of hospital EDs.
April 29, 2011
Related websites RWJF Physician Faculty Scholars RWJF Scholars and Fellows Age and geographic location, it seems, may have a significant impact on whether you are able to get the care you need when facing a health care crisis. In a series of studies ...
October 22, 2008
Common assumptions made in published literature about uninsured patients that present to emergency departments (EDs) are often not supported by data, or apply to both uninsured and insured ED patients.
April 1, 2001
Program Result Report
The University of California studied access to primary care in selected communities to assess whether hospitalization rates for certain chronic conditions typically managed by outpatient care are valid and useful measures of community access to care.
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.
July 1, 2011
Lower socioeconomic status of patients and certain hospital structural characteristics make it more likely that people leave the emergency department without being seen.
January 1, 2006
In the absence of universal health insurance coverage, large numbers of low-income or disadvantaged Americans rely on safety net providers. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's safety net grantmaking has aimed at expanding access to health. This cha ...