Tag Archives: health outcomes

Tracking The Impact Of The Affordable Care Act In Kentucky

The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky has contracted with researchers to monitor the effects of the ACA on Kentucky residents.

April 6, 2016

A Southern City Follows The Way To Wellville: A Five-Year Push To Move The Needle To A Healthier Community

A South Carolina community is one of five across the country selected to participate in a five-year collaborative process to produce better health outcomes in its locality. The Mary Black Foundation is a key part of the collaborative.

February 1, 2016

Evidence For Action: A New RWJF Initiative Informing The Path Toward A Culture of Health

This new RWJF program expects research that it funds to provide knowledge about what actually works to improve health and reduce inequities. The program is also interested in researchers' proposals of new measures for assessment of health outcomes.

September 2, 2015

To Lower The Cost Of Health Care, Invest In Social Services

How is it that an abundance of advanced medical care can deliver such disappointing results? The answer lies in the fact that other developed nations do a far better job than the United States of preventing their vulnerable populations from suffering serious illness, by investing substantially...

July 14, 2015

The Core Quality Measures Collaborative: A Rationale And Framework For Public-Private Quality Measure Alignment

Current quality measurements provide a solid foundation upon which to build the kind of quality measurement that includes manageable reporting requirements for providers, alignment by reporting entities, and a focus on health outcomes that are more meaningful to consumers, providers and payers,...

June 23, 2015