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.
Recognizing the powerful impact education has on long-term health, Spokane is improving health by expanding educational opportunities that empower young people.
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 1, 2014 | Report
The success of open enrollment medical insurance depended upon reaching the uninsured. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation examined the successes in the first year of open enrollment and offers states recommendations on how best to market their campaigns.
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.
June 25, 2014 | News Release
RWJF announced the six communities chosen as winners of this year’s RWJF Culture of Health Prize. The prize honors the efforts and accomplishments of communities that are beacons of hope and progress for healthier people and families.
June 17, 2014 | Issue Brief
This report estimated the effect of the ACA on 14 large and diverse cities: Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Indianapolis, Columbus, Charlotte, Detroit, Memphis, Seattle, Denver, Atlanta, and Miami.
February 20, 2014 | Program Results Report
Center for Studying Health System Change researchers tracked and analyzed changes in the nation's health care system, and described how they affected patients, providers, and others in their communities.
January 14, 2014 | Program Results Report
Lutheran Community Services Northwest and collaborators developed, tested, and disseminated tools and programs to evaluate and address mental health disorders among newly arrived refugees.