January 1, 2015
The old joke that recess is your favorite subject at school turns out to be quite serious. Research shows it contributes to physical well being, as well as improved academic achievement. Read the study about RWJF’s grantee, Playworks.
December 17, 2014
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has selected 10 communities to participate in The Doctor Project, which helps consumers better access and understand information about health care quality in their local communities.
This series includes insightful profiles written by prominent health policy journalists on how Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Aligning Forces for Quality initiative has improved health care in local communities.
December 4, 2014
Health insurance shoppers encounter problems like Medicaid backlog, difficulty with plan selection, and procedural challenges. Urban Institute puts forth strategies to help consumers overcome challenges.
December 2, 2014
A consumer guide on the health insurance re-enrollment process in California, Colorado, Kentucky, Maryland, Rhode Island and Washington. Notably, many consumers could be auto-enrolled in a plan that does not maximize their premium tax credit.
November 12, 2014
Program Results Report
Caring Across Communities: Addressing Mental Health Needs of Diverse Children and Youth brought school-connected mental health services to immigrants and refugees in 15 communities in eight states by developing model mental health programs.
November 4, 2014
Health professionals gather in January 2015 to discuss how to integrate health policy into doctoral nursing curricula to promote a Culture of Health.
October 3, 2014
Joanne Spetz, a labor economist specializing in the nursing workforce, answer questions about how the nursing profession is changing to improve population health and health care.
October 1, 2014
Program Results Report
First Place for Youth expanded its My First Place program for young adults who are in or have recently aged out of the foster care system, commissioned an independent evaluation of the program, and developed a strategic plan.
September 23, 2014
As states play a more active role in health care delivery system and payment reform, Medicaid programs have joined other public and private sector purchasers in measuring performance as part of value-based purchasing initiatives.