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.
The Taos Pueblo community of northern New Mexico is drawing on its cultural traditions to address modern challenges.
September 23, 2014 | Issue Brief
As states play a more active role in health care delivery system and payment reform, Medicaid programs have joined other public and private sector purchasers in measuring performance as part of value-based purchasing initiatives.
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.
September 8, 2014 | Culture of Health Post
RWJF Program Officer Maisha Simmons reflects on Forward Promise Catalyst Grants to aid boys and young men of color in the rural south and southwest.
One of 10 Forward Promise Innovation Grantees, NACA’s Hiyupo Project focuses on engaging Native young men to actively participate in a school environment and prepares students for successful transitions from adolescence to adulthood.
August 20, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
A recent graduate of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nursing and Health Policy Collaborative at the University of New Mexico College of Nursing received an award from the Western Institute of Nursing for new nurse researchers.
August 14, 2014 | Issue Brief
This study examines the challenges faced and opportunities to increase the number of Americans who receive health insurance through small businesses.
July 31, 2014 | Program Results Report
Enlace Comunitario engages Latino immigrant men in the prevention of domestic violence by approaching the men as allies rather than adversaries. It conducts violence prevention classes and trains men to be promotores who make presentations to others.
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.