February 1, 2012
This article assesses patient safety indicators (PSIs) over the past decade to examine whether national safety and quality trends have improved. Of the 15 PSIs considered in this study, seven PSIs had increasing annual percentages changes and seven had decreasing annual percentage changes.
October 1, 2013
Prescription drug abuse has become a major
health epidemic in the United States.
November 1, 2010
The Journal of Health and Social Behavior has released a supplemental issue detailing 50 years of research into the social dimensions of health care. Topics include: bioethics, disparities in access to care and the cultural definition of illness.
November 15, 2012
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) supports a large and growing collection of research projects that are producing a steady stream of new evidence about the organization, financing, and delivery of public health services.
August 7, 2009
The RWJF story is told through the eyes and voices of the people with whom we work most directly.
May 31, 2001
Program Results Report
Between 1993 and 1999, the American Association for World Health, Washington, organized three annual meetings.
August 1, 2012
This evaluation assesses whether the Meta-Leadership Summits better prepared business, government, and nonprofit leaders to work effectively together during a public health or safety crisis.
June 28, 2012
Ruth Watson Lubic recalls the Foundation's early history in the field of nurse-midwifery, and an old trail-blazing friend.
October 18, 2010
Aiken believes the accumulation of research has changed the nature of the debate about nursing shortages and their consequences, and about the outcomes of hospital restructuring.
December 6, 2009
News Release, Audio
Fifteen new studies will assess how legal approaches affect population health.