February 23, 2012 | Journal Article
December 7, 2011 | Story
Mark LeMaire led a community partnership in Jacksonville, Fla., that placed elder care advocates in area hospitals to help discharged patients transition back to the community. The hospitals have since incorporated the program into their operations.
October 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Closures of hospital trauma centers have accelerated since 2001 and may disproportionately affect disadvantaged communities.
Association Between Ambulance Diversion and Survival Among Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction
June 15, 2011 | Journal Article
Patients with time-sensitive conditions are adversely affected when the nearest emergency department is temporarily not available.
May 18, 2011 | Journal Article
This nationwide study analyzed market and hospital characteristics associated with the closure of emergency departments from 1990 to 2009. Emergency departments in safety-net and for-profit hospitals were less likely to remain open.
January 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Compared with traditional skilled nursing homes, the Green House model allows for more time to be spent caring for and engaging residents.
December 1, 2010 | Journal Article
The article examines evidence related to the essential elements of Green House homes and similar models of nursing home care.
Changes in Emergency Department Access Between 2001 and 2005 Among General and Vulnerable Populations
August 1, 2010 | Journal Article
Although geographic access to emergency departments has deteriorated in only a small number of communities, these communities tended to be poor, unemployed or Hispanic, suggesting an increasing disparity in access to emergency care.
July 1, 2010 | Program Results Report
RWJF launched Wisdom at Work: Retaining Experienced Nurses in 2006 to build an evidence base for what works to retain experienced nurses in hospital settings and to develop a better understanding of the impact of existing interventions on the work environment for older nurses.
April 29, 2010 | Program Results Report
NIATx (Network for Improvement of Addiction Treatment) Program Director David Gustafson, Ph.D., has a surprising confession to make.