RWJF News Releases
RWJF News Releases
April 17, 2013 | News Release
RWJF announced that Patricia A. Gabow, MD, a national leader in hospital reform and public health care delivery, has joined its Board of Trustees.
September 12, 2010 | News Release
Making signage easy to understand and eliminating language barriers is one simple way to iimprove the health care experience for everyone.
June 3, 2013 | News Release
Applicants will create data visualizations, applications to help people compare what different hospitals charge.
February 11, 2013 | News Release
A report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation shows that hospitals and their community allies made little progress from 2008 to 2010 at reducing hospital readmissions for elderly patients.
July 31, 2012 | News Release
Ninety percent of hospitals in prestigious Aligning Forces for Quality program avoided hundreds of readmissions, improved patient safety by addressing language barriers, and improved timely care in emergency departments.
June 7, 2004 | News Release
The Center for Health Design shows a direct link between patient health and quality of care and the way a hospital is designed.
December 26, 2005 | News Release
New symbols remove language barriers, provide better access to care.
August 25, 2009 | News Release
Part of RWJF's "Aligning Forces for Quality" program, the efforts focus on improving quality of cardiac care for African-American and Hispanic patients, and more effective language services for patients who speak little English.
October 26, 2009 | News Release
First national look at electronic health records in hospitals that serve the poor shows effect of lagging adoption rates on quality.
March 11, 2009 | News Release
Part of RWJF's ambitious "Aligning Forces for Quality" program, the effort will engage nurses and other front-line staff to develop quality improvement innovations.