July 1, 2005
One important barrier to primary health care access for children is difficulty obtaining timely appointments. Open Access (OA) scheduling is an appointment system designed to reduce appointment delays. This study looked at the impact of OA on access ...
January 4, 2011
Knowledge Asset: This document focuses on the importance of policies that include tribes in a comprehensive multijurisdictional public health system that can address infectious disease outbreaks.
September 1, 2006
Related websites Urgent Matters Web site Patients with specific diagnoses, including chest pain, heart failure, asthma, hyperglycemia, are admitted to a seven-bed Care Management Unit (CMU) directly from the emergency department (ED). Placing patien ...
January 1, 2000
In this RWJF Anthology chapter, writer, book reviewer, and radio and television commentator Digby Diehl takes a look back at the Emergency Medical Services Program.
January 10, 2010
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.
January 15, 2008
Vote & Vax is a winning strategy for health care providers and their communities, providing vaccines to protect vulnerable populations against the flu. About half of adults 50 years of age and older fail to receive their annual flu vaccination. Since this population is also more likely to vote than any other group, several local health agencies have taken advantage of this opportunity to offer flu vaccinations at polling sites on Election Day, smack dab in the middle of flu shot season.
May 6, 2010
Program Result Report
The Coordinated Assistance Network (CAN) further developed and deployed its Web-based tools to help disaster relief agencies coordinate their services and share information in the aftermath of natural disasters or terrorist incidents.
November 1, 2009
Frances Stout, R.N., helped build the first nursing home on the Tohono O'odham Reservation in southwestern Arizona... and then came out of retirement to run it.
April 22, 2009
More Than Wheels is an innovative program that makes cars affordable for the working poor.
February 2, 2009
Poor, rural communities often are strapped for decent health care - sometimes because of sheer bureaucracy. How can private and public funds be leveraged to support excellent care in these communities?