In "The Push for the Summit: Creating Health Care's New Terrain," we now set our sights on frontiers and summits yet to come.
September 17, 2012 | Feature/Topic
Browse research, insight and analysis on key issues affecting health and health care in the United States.
September 1, 2010 | Commentary
Providing financial incentives to hospitals to improve quality is increasingly common, yet little is known about its effect on hospitals that provide care for poorer patients. In this study, researchers looked at how financial incentives affected those hospitals serving larger, poorer populations.
December 22, 2009 | Commentary
An address by James S. Marks, RWJF senior vice president and director of the Health Group.
February 1, 2007 | Commentary
Will the Latest Payment Trend Improve Care?
February 26, 2009 | Commentary, Story
Some 5 percent of patients admitted to a U.S. hospital will contract an infection during their stay. Such infections cause a staggering 99,000 deaths per year, and a growing proportion no longer respond to a wide range of antibiotics. The RWJF-funded Extending the Cure project has published three op-ed articles recently on this critical topic.
March 1, 2009 | Commentary
The potential of health information technology (IT) to transform health care delivery has spurred health IT adoption and will likely contribute to increased investments in coming years.
January 19, 2011 | Commentary
Short hospital stays, rehospitalizations and transitions among health care settings have become increasingly common. Financial policy changes should be implemented to incentivize longer hospital stays and better-coordinated post-discharge care.