Tag Archives: RWJF

How Can Research Be More Useful And Used? Lessons From A Long-Running Grant-Making Program

Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization (HCFO), an RWJF program, will soon be drawing to a close after many years. What has AcademyHealth, which has directed HCFO over the years, learned?

October 25, 2016

Health Policy Brief: Bundled Payments For Care Improvement Initiative

A new policy brief from Health Affairs and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) describes the Bundled Payment for Care Improvement (BPCI) initiative, four new payment models being tested by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), to reduce Medicare spending.

November 24, 2015

Health Affairs Food & Health Briefing Recap

On Thursday, November 5, 2015, Health Affairs commemorated the release of its November issue, “Food & Health,” at a forum in DC. For those who missed the briefing or just want a quick recap, here’s a Storify summary of the engaging Twitter conversation.

November 9, 2015

Reminder: Health Affairs Briefing: Food & Health

The November 2015 issue of Health Affairs takes a comprehensive look at the complex relationships between food and health. Join us on Thursday, November 5 in DC for a forum covering obesity, food insecurity, systems, restaurant and food labeling, and food shopping.

November 3, 2015

Health Policy Brief: Rebalancing Medicaid Long-Term Services And Supports

A new policy brief from Health Affairs and RWJF examines the changed landscape of Medicaid long-term services and support spending 25 years after the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

September 18, 2015

The Pathway To Sustainability: Aligning Ambulatory Patient Experience Survey Implementation

Across the US health care system, there is a growing imperative to deliver more patient-centered care. A consensus is now emerging that some kind of alignment or "harmonization" of patient experience measurement must take place in order to reduce survey burdens on both patients and practices alike.

September 3, 2015

Health Policy Brief: Aligning FDA And CMS Review

A new policy brief from Health Affairs and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation touches on recent initiatives to close gaps between the medical technology evaluation processes of the FDA and CMS.

August 28, 2015

Measuring What Matters: Using Data To Drive Action

Data that only serve to illustrate that a problem exists---or even that progress is being made---are not enough. We need data that illustrates for people and organizations---across a wide range of sectors---the roles they can play, the actions they can take, and the relevance to their communities.

July 24, 2015

Health Affairs Web First: Michigan Medicaid Expansion Yields Primary Care Availability

The ACA offers millions of Americans who recently gained health insurance coverage the promise of increased access to care and improved health. However, the ready availability of primary care for the newly insured population is not known.

July 22, 2015

New Health Policy Brief: The Oregon Health Insurance Experiment

A new policy brief from Health Affairs and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation summarizes the findings of the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment.

July 17, 2015