Tag Archives: Quality

Foundation Addresses Critical Need For Palliative Care Workforce And Leadership Development

Weaving palliative care into the fabric of our evolving health care system and into the community will require leaders who can develop person- and family-centered solutions, advance public policy, train clinicians, and drive sustainable system change. Read about a foundation's leadership...

July 13, 2017

The Burgeoning “Yelpification” Of Health Care: Foundations Help Consumers Hold A Scale And A Mirror To The Health Care System

Current information about health care quality is disconnected from what consumers want. Philanthropy has a role to play in bridging the disconnect.

May 25, 2017

RWJF President And CEO To Step Down

Leadership change will be coming at the nation's largest philanthropy devoted to health.

September 16, 2016

Striving For Equity In Access To And Use Of Specialty Care

In 2015 the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation launched a grant-making initiative called Specialty Care for Vulnerable Populations to address inequities in access to, and utilization of, specialty care services in the United States. The goal of this national initiative is to catalyze sustainable...

August 1, 2016

Kentucky Medicaid Program At A Crossroads

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin (R) has released a Medicaid section 1115 demonstration project proposal. The proposed waiver contains some positive components but also areas of concern, says a staffer from a statewide foundation.

July 14, 2016

Let’s Stop Making Excuses For Egregious Medical Errors

We know how to eliminate medical errors, says the leader of a foundation in Pennsylvania. We just haven't shown the courage and conviction to do it.

June 21, 2016

We’re Failing Adolescents And Families Coping With Behavioral Health Issues

The consequences of not addressing the teen behavioral health crisis are severe and may span generations, says the head of a foundation in Pennsylvania. The foundation recently kicked off a $500,000 initiative to spark a dialogue and strengthen prevention and treatment services.

May 31, 2016

Oral Health, Veterans’ Health: Tidbits From The Grantmakers In Health Conference

News from a big conference of health foundations in March 2016.

April 12, 2016

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 New Arena For Reducing Antibiotic Misuse: Outpatient Care

The United Hospital Fund has launched its Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship Initiative as part of its quality improvement efforts. Hillary Jalon and Anne-Marie Audet describe initiative goals.

March 24, 2016