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.
December 1, 2001 | Program Results Report
Legal scholars at the Vanderbilt University School of Law reviewed the effects of existing laws on the ability of health care managers to control costs and the quality of medical services delivered under new market-driven health care systems.
March 1, 2009 | Journal Article
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is supporting research into how local authorities regulate public health issues. This article presents data related to municipal statutes themselves. Future research will address how local ordinances relate to state law.
July 31, 2007 | Program Results Report
Researchers at RAND Corp. studied the implementation of California's Proposition 36, a program that diverts people convicted of nonviolent drug-possession offenses from incarceration to parole with drug treatment.
May 28, 2008 | Program Results Report
Researchers at the University of Florida's Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research examined how changes in 46 states' drinking and driving laws enacted between 1976 and 2002 affected alcohol-related crashes and fatalities.
January 27, 2003 | Program Results Report
In 1998 and 1999, the Advocacy Institute, Washington, planned, wrote and distributed 15 reports providing a nonpartisan analysis of issues relevant to five tobacco control proposals that came before the U.S. Senate during the 105th Congress.
May 16, 2003 | Program Results Report
December 1, 2003 | Program Results Report
The Louisiana State University Medical Center developed the Louisiana Alcohol Policy Needs Assessment Database to understand patterns of alcohol use and to inform alcohol prevention policies.
August 6, 2002 | Program Results Report
The Advocacy Institute prepared a narrative history and critical evaluation of strategic leadership in the tobacco control movement during the national tobacco settlement negotiations, the failed legislation that followed, and the aftermath.
September 1, 2002 | Program Results Report
Researchers at the RAND Corporation conducted the first phase of a two-phase project to evaluate the pattern of use of binding arbitration agreements by California health care plans and providers and their effect on dispute outcomes.
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.