This report summarizes what is known about the health of people in prison and jail, the health care they receive, and the effects of incarceration on public health and where and how improvements can be made.
This series includes insightful profiles written by prominent health policy journalists on how Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Aligning Forces for Quality initiative has improved health care in local communities.
November 12, 2014 | Program Results Report
Caring Across Communities: Addressing Mental Health Needs of Diverse Children and Youth brought school-connected mental health services to immigrants and refugees in 15 communities in eight states by developing model mental health programs.
October 31, 2014 | Culture of Health Post
What can the Foundation do to strengthen the systems—health care, education, community—to create a web of support for families?
October 1, 2014 | Issue Brief
Learn how patient experience surveys help providers better understand and deliver patient-centered care and help consumers find the best care for themselves and their families.
October 1, 2014 | Program Results Report
RWJF supports production of a white paper identifying lessons that other states can learn from Massachusetts’ first-in-the-nation trust fund to support community-based health-promotion and disease-prevention programs.
September 10, 2014 | Program Results Report
A research team led by Stephen M. Shortell and Lawrence P. Casalino tracked the extent to which physician organizations used evidence-based care management processes to treat patients with asthma, congestive heart failure, depression, and diabetes.
August 21, 2014 | Report
A report examines why it is difficult to compare health insurance options—including in-network physicians—and how to improve consumer experience.
August 20, 2014 | Story
Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development fellow Paula A. Johnson, MD, MPH, is committed to improving women’s health and eliminating gender inequities in research. If physicians do otherwise, she said, "We are leaving health to chance."
July 28, 2014 | Story
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announced nine states have been awarded grants to develop a more diverse and highly educated nursing workforce.
July 8, 2014 | Program Results Report
The Rutgers Center for State Health Policy studied the impact of state and federal Affordable Care Act requirements expanding the availability of dependent coverage for young adults on their parents' health plans.