August 15, 2012
Human Capital Blog
RWJF and the American Assembly for Men in Nursing share a vision for measurable change to take place in the nursing workforce through cultural change, greater diversity in health care leadership and evidence-based change.
October 12, 2010
Clare County, Michigan, ranked last in its state in this nationwide assessment. Here's how local officials developed the tools and information to help improve the health of county citizens.
May 28, 2009
Geographic and Racial/Ethnic Differences
May 1, 2006
The rapidly aging Mexican-born population in the United States presents challenges for policy-makers in both this country and Mexico. Using a nationally representative data set of elderly Mexicans (sample size 3,007), the authors of this article exp ...
April 25, 2012
Leaders' Link Newsletter: March/April 2012
November 1, 2009
Self-medication with antibiotics obtained without a prescription (WORx) has substantial prevalence in Latino communities. An intervention to decrease misuse of antibiotics showed that focusing on education only might not be sufficient to address the problem.
February 1, 2008
In this study, the researchers examine the relationship between language preferences, length of stay and in-hospital mortality for a group of patients admitted for acute myocardial infarction (AMI).
July 1, 2009
To address obesity in culturally diverse populations, interventions should include "real-world" practices that are adapted to cultural needs, values and resources, according to Terry L. Bazzarre, Ph.D., a former senior program director at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
December 1, 2011
This research brief examines the environmental, socioeconomic and cultural factors that influence nutrition, overweight and obesity among Latino youth.
June 16, 2009
This video assesses the important problem disparities in health care and explores ways providers can identify and work to reduce them.