In "The Push for the Summit: Creating Health Care's New Terrain," we now set our sights on frontiers and summits yet to come.
January 14, 2010 | Commentary
"Play-or-pay" presents employers with a choice: purchase health insurance policies for their workers or pay a penalty, in the form of a payroll tax. This practice perspective argues that "play-or-pay" rules will create an unfair distribution of health insurance subsidies.
December 17, 2009 | Commentary
The major reform proposals' intent to increase coverage may address some of the racial and ethnic disparities that continue to exist in the U.S. health care system. With so much focus on national health reform, this article reminds readers of both the challenges of and opportunities for equity in its implementation.
November 20, 2009 | Commentary
President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey addresses the role of Aligning Forces communities in the light of health reform.
July 2, 2008 | Commentary
This paper explores the concept of accountable care systems (ACS), which may help improve the quality and care provided by physicians and hospitals in the United States. The authors offer several suggestions for implementing these organizational structures.
January 8, 2009 | Commentary, Story
As Washington turn its eye toward health care reform, RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D., M.B.A., and Vernice Davis Anthony, president and CEO of the Greater Detroit Area Health Council, urge policy-makers to focus on what it means to "fix" health care and ask the hard questions about how medical care is delivered in this commentary published in the Detroit Free Press.
June 11, 2012 | Commentary, Story
UnitedHealth, Humana and Aetna are determined to not be held hostage by the political and judicial process and for their leadership in ensuring Americans have access to the health care they need.
February 7, 2011 | Commentary
Country's leading thinkers, practitioners and decision-makers came together for a summit on health care innovations in North Carolina.
July 28, 2010 | Commentary
AARP's John Rother speaks on the role of nurses in health care delivery reform.
April 7, 2010 | Commentary
The health care reform debate was dominated by seasoned special interest groups and politicians in nearly every public forum. As Cary Gross, M. D., co-director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Clinical Scholars Program at Yale and Erica ...
March 15, 2010 | Commentary
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, RWJF president and CEO, delivered a speech to the National Governor's Association in Washington, D.C. on March 15, 2010.