December 19, 2012
The study of quality improvement within Georgia’s local public health systems provides important insight into the use of regional bodies as quality improvement (QI) collaboratives and multijurisdictional entities.
March 1, 2011
The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) stores almost 4 million dried blood spot specimens (DBS) in the Michigan Neonatal Biobank. DBS are collected from newborns under a mandatory public health program to screen for serious conditions.
April 9, 2008
James S. Marks, M.D., M.P.H., senior vice president and director of the Health Group at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, provided remarks at the Keeneland Public Health Systems and Services Research Conference held at the University of Kentucky.
May 1, 2005
This product was provided to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation by the grantee organization, National Network of Public Health Institutes.
October 18, 2012
Issue Brief, Story
Resources and issue briefs illuminate new community benefit requirements for tax-exempt hospitals and provide tools for policy-makers.
June 1, 2012
A new theoretical framework provides the impetus for research into the intersection of PHLR, PHSSR, and public health law. This article from the Milbank Quarterly includes a causal diagram of key legal mechanisms acting on the public health system.
April 11, 2012
Issue Brief, Report
A three-part series of reports from the IOM providing guidance to public health leaders and other stakeholders to inform efforts to address the nation's health challenges.
August 1, 2011
This study found that mortality rates fell between 1.1 percent and 6.9 percent for each 10 percent increase in local public health spending.
December 31, 2012
New Public Health
May 20, 2008
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awards third round of grants to improve the quality of public health.