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.
September 1, 2002 | Program Results Report
From 1997 to 1998, staff at the Harvard School of Public Health developed the design of a voluntary mediation demonstration program for resolving medical malpractice disputes.
April 11, 2012 | Journal Article
A new initiative of the Affordable Care Act known as accountable care organizations, received final rules from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
June 5, 2014 | News Release
Learn about a joint movement in health, education, career, and justice to help all young people meet highest potential.
October 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Schools provide a facility for recreation in underserved communities many schools, however, fear liability issues, posing a barrier to community access.
March 1, 2011 | Journal Article
The Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975 (ISDEAA, PL 93-638) allows tribes to assume the management and control of health care programs from Indian Health Service (IHS).
January 31, 2011 | Program Results Report
Georgetown University's O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law analyzed the legal issues surrounding health reform and suggested ways to structure legislation so that it complied with existing laws and the U.S. Constitution.
January 25, 2011 | Story
The guidelines created to protect patients making end-of-life decisions may have the opposite effect. A Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Physician Faculty Scholar identifies problems and offers solutions.
January 18, 2011 | Journal Article
Numerous barriers prevent minority and disenfranchised populations from completing advanced directives.
November 19, 2010 | Program Results Report
The Institute of Medicine convened an expert committee that developed principles and recommendations on preventing conflicts of interest and threats to objectivity in medical research, education and practice stemming from industry funding.
October 14, 2013 | Issue Brief
Under its Advancing Public Health Policy and Practice solicitation, RWJF funded 16 projects and the Center for Creative Leadership produced Knowledge Assets that synthesize the work and learnings from these projects.