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2014-06-30 12:31:38

New Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Materials Offer Methods to Reduce Health Care Disparities PRINCETON, N.J., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty percent of Black and Hispanic patients receive worse care than their White counterparts, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; and a study by the National Urban League Policy Institute revealed that such disparities accounted for an estimated $60 billion in excess health care costs in 2009. A new interactive package...

2014-06-30 08:30:26

JERSEY CITY, N.J., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Jersey City University Department of Nursing has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program (NCIN), a program of RWJF and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). Through the grant, which supports traditionally underrepresented students who are making a career switch to nursing through an accelerated baccalaureate or...

2014-06-20 23:03:31

Dr. Ruth Perry talks today at a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation forum about the THT approach bringing together municipal and community partners, including residents, to address daunting health priorities too big for one organization to tackle alone. Trenton, New Jersey (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Trenton Health Team Executive Director Dr. Ruth Perry today is sharing a unique approach to overcoming the toughest health challenges facing depressed urban areas during a panel discussion at the Robert...

2014-05-28 08:32:50

Funding to Support Evaluation of See, Test & Treat Cancer Screening for Vulnerable Women NORTHFIELD, Ill., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College of American Pathologists (CAP) Foundation announced today that it has been selected to receive a grant of nearly $95,000 from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation( )(RWJF) to evaluate the impact of its See, Test & Treat(®) cancer screening program on patient engagement and outcomes. Bruce D. Rapkin, Ph.D., professor of...

2014-03-12 12:33:53

Diversitydatakids.org--the first nationally comprehensive, interactive tool for data and policy analysis on child wellbeing across racial and ethnic groups. WALTHAM, Mass., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Child, Youth and Family Policy (ICYFP) at Brandeis University's Heller School for Social Policy and Management has launched a new online data and analysis tool, providing unprecedented insight into wellbeing and equity among the ever-more diverse child...

2014-03-10 12:26:14

New interactive package from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation reveals how health care providers can engage patients to be more active participants in improving care PRINCETON, N.J., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) released a suite of materials--including a brief, videos, case studies, and more--to help health care professionals better engage patients to manage their own health and play a role in improving care delivery at the practice and...

2014-02-13 23:02:17

Elementary schools in Arkansas now have access to GoNoodle thanks to generous support from Arkansas Children’s’ Hospital and the Blue & You Foundation. (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the Blue & You Foundation For A Healthier Arkansas announced today, at Little Rock Bale Elementary School, a co-sponsorship of GoNoodle for elementary schools in Arkansas. GoNoodle is a new interactive resource used in classrooms to increase students’ physical...

2014-02-01 23:02:34

"linkAges Connect" program to support seniors living independently at home. Mountain View, Calif. (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 The linkAges™ program of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) Innovation Center has received a grant of $714,000 over three years from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to help fund development of systems that support seniors aging in the community. The grant will support development and evaluation of linkAges Connect, part of the broader linkAges...

2014-01-30 23:03:22

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s $1.5 Million Grant to the NY/NJ Snowflake Youth Foundation Helps Repair Youth Organizations Damaged by Hurricane Sandy Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Also for immediate release: the short video at http://youtu.be/kKEfbrkVo-0 “Touchdown! RWJF & NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee Team Up to Rebuild Kids' Centers Damaged by Sandy" Long after this year’s Super Bowl Most Valuable Player is named, the game will continue to have an impact...

2014-01-13 00:22:30

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission Calls for Shift in Funding Priorities to Ensure All Children have Access to Early Childhood Development Programs by 2025 WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Social factors have as much or even more impact on health as the medical care system. In light of this reality, the nonpartisan Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Commission to Build a Healthier America today urged leaders across the U.S. to shift funding priorities to...


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