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.
RWJF highlights initiatives to enable patients to participate actively in decisions about their care, and perspectives from leaders in the field.
An accountable care organization (ACO) is a group of health care providers operating as a single entity with collective responsibility for patient care.
The bundled payment model assigns a fixed, negotiated fee to cover a set of treatment services—such as all services related to a surgery or a patient’s diabetes care—over a defined time period.
The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model is a team-based approach to coordinate, track, and deliver care focusing on patients' needs.
“Pay-for-performance” is an umbrella term for initiatives aimed at improving the quality, efficiency, and overall value of health care.
Strong national and local public health systems are critical to improving health where it begins: in the communities where we live, learn, work and play.
RWJF supports proven tobacco control strategies including higher tobacco taxes, strong smoke-free air laws, and programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit.
November 5, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
Funding will support the National Health Service Corps, which provides scholarship and loan repayment services to health care providers who work in underserved areas.
November 4, 2014 | Culture of Health Post
With a $1.7 million RWJF investment, a new partnership explores how to use the science of trauma and resilience to strengthen families and children.
November 4, 2014 | Story
Health professionals gather in January 2015 to discuss how to integrate health policy into doctoral nursing curricula to promote a Culture of Health.