March 1, 2005
From 1988 through 2003, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) supported the Development and Implementation of a Quality Improvement System for Home Health Care. The effort comprised six projects and was designed to improve the quality of home health, long-term and ambulatory care, and to study methods to improve health care quality in these settings.
May 1, 2003
A June 2001 study by the research firm Roper Starch Worldwide (now RoperASW) found that readership of 195 public interest ads appearing in national publications in the years 1990-2000 had been dismal. The study, commissioned by communications consultant Andy Goodman, and funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts, relied on analyses already in ASW's database estimating the ability of print ads to capture a reader's attention, hold his or her interest and establish the name of the advertiser.