February 4, 2013
The practice of patient-centered care remains in its developmental stages—hampered, in part, by limited evidence of its effectiveness.
December 1, 2012
Greater use of patient-centered medical home processes were not associated with patients’ perception of care according to this study.
September 17, 2012
Browse research, insight and analysis on key issues affecting health and health care in the United States.
July 1, 2012
Meaningfully engaging consumer leaders in the Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) initiative helps ensure the community's patient, caregiver, and consumer needs are met. Meaningful consumer engagement (CE) is a term often used when describing multi-s ...
July 1, 2012
This brief describes PHRs/web portals and lessons learned regarding the potential value that the use of these platforms can bring to patients, consumers, providers, and local AF4Q communities in enhancing patient engagement and quality improvement.
May 2, 2013
Health economist John Cawley, PhD, examines obesity from all angles: costs, consequences, and cures.
January 1, 2012
Video, Presentation Material
What we're learning about coordinating health care for high-utilizers.
May 1, 2011
The Health Care Access Model defines taxonomy and presents a framework for classifying and reporting health care access barriers associated with health care disparities.
February 1, 2010
A 2010 update of the RWJF’s 2002 chartbook, Chronic Care: Making the Case for Ongoing Care examines the impact of chronic conditions on individuals and their caregivers, as well as the inadequacies of the U.S. health care system to meet their needs.
Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) is a national initiative designed to help communities across the country align health care forces to improve the quality of health care.