November 1, 2007 | Story
Performance Standards and Measurement
November 1, 2007 | Report
Research conducted by RWJF to support key message development for Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) communities.
December 15, 2007 | Journal Article
This article reports on the 2007 Economics of Nursing Invitational Conference sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Rutgers Center for State Health Policy.
January 1, 2006 | Toolkit
April 1, 2006 | Journal Article
The objective of this study was to demonstrate the business case for telemedicine in rural areas. The existing literature suggests that telemedicine is only profitable where the cost of traveling to the hospital is very high, but the researchers wanted to show a better business case.
Web-Based Toolkit Features Family Surveys and Resource Guides to Help Health Care Facilities Improve End-of-Life Care
July 1, 2006 | Program Results Report
Joan M. Teno, MD, MS, led a team of researchers from Brown University and other institutions in creating a toolkit of instruments to measure the quality of care for dying patients and their families.
May 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This study used data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to determine how often U.S. hospitals completed all recommended treatments for three conditions: heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, and community acquired pneumonia.
May 1, 2009 | Report
In analyzing national claims data, the PROMETHEUS Payment developers found that a significant percentage of total cost of care spent today on six chronic diseases is attributable to "Potentially Avoidable Complications."
May 18, 2009 | Survey/Poll
Health reform proposals that emphasize prevention will have broad support.
June 16, 2009 | Journal Article
This article examines a proposed payment model to illustrate the role of warranties in health care and their potential impact on providers' behavior and profitability.