Community development encompasses a range of efforts to improve physical, economic, and social conditions in low-income neighborhoods. There is a growing movement within the field to leverage these efforts as opportunities to improve health.
Live webcast event on March 26, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. ET for the release of the 2014 County Health Rankings.
One doctor in Camden, NJ, Jeffrey Brenner, used data to map “hot spots” of health care high-utilizers—one patient had gone to the hospital 113 times in a year—and found a better, cheaper way to treat these costly patients through collaborative care.
Care About Your Care is a national conversation highlighting efforts to improve care transitions, reduce avoidable hospital readmissions, and lift overall quality of care.
January 31, 2014
The Alameda County EMS Corps program, supported by RWJF, aims to increase the number of underrepresented emergency medical technicians through youth development, mentorship, and job training, specifically for high-risk youth.
This video shows how Aligning Forces for Quality communities are publicly reporting measures of health care quality to drive improvement.
December 2, 2013
RWJF President & CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey addresses the National Summit on Health Care Price, Cost and Quality Transparency.
Imagine a shared national culture of health in which being healthy and staying healthy are esteemed social values.
In this video, Nadine Burke Harris, ceo and founder for the Center for Youth Wellness in San Francisco, says that ACEs and toxic stress is the next massive public threat.
In this video, Sandy Bloom, associate professor at Drexel University School of Public Health, co-founder of the Sanctuary Institute and co-leader of the Philadelphia Adverse Childhood Experiences Task Force, discusses prevention and the ACE study.