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2014-03-24 23:27:43

Training course prepares staff for upcoming opening of hyperbaric oxygen unit at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway. Rahway, New Jersey (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway hosted a hyperbaric medicine training course as a precursor to the opening of their hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) unit this summer. The course was attended by over 50 clinicians from across the country, including 13 clinicians from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway....

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...

2014-01-13 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...

2013-12-12 16:25:09

New Robert Wood Johnson Foundation package describes how measuring and reporting on health care spurs quality improvement PRINCETON, N.J., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) released a package of materials--including a brief, videos, case studies, and more--demonstrating how health care clinicians are using publicly reported performance measurement data to improve patient care. "You can't improve what you don't measure," said Anne...

2013-12-02 23:21:35

The StartUp Health Education Program for Entrepreneurs will educate health technology innovators by focusing on markets that often don’t have early access to new healthcare technologies. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 StartUp Health, a global startup platform accelerating digital health and wellness innovation, has received a $500,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to educate healthcare startups and improve health and wellness in underserved...

2013-11-11 16:23:40

Funding Provided by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's New Jersey Health Initiatives PRINCETON, N.J., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of U.S. veterans will now be engaged in a new mission of helping the uninsured access healthcare coverage under a new initiative from the New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA). NJHA has received a $1.8 million grant from New Jersey Health Initiatives (NJHI), a local funding arm of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), to hire...

2013-08-07 08:29:29

Authors reject "carrot and stick" approach to controlling costs, offer new framework NEWTOWN, Conn., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report from the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute, Inc. (HCI3®), developed with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), questions conventional wisdom about how to improve the quality and affordability of health care in the United States. The critique comes at a time when the federal government and many states are pursuing...

2013-07-16 12:27:56

Funding to cover gaps in mental health services for Sandy survivors VERONA, N.J., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The physical devastation left by Hurricane Sandy was clearly evident the day the stormed passed through New Jersey. But its toll on the mental health of survivors continues to unfold months later - and history suggests that coping with financial and personal consequences of the storm may lead to continuing cases of post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression. The...

2013-06-13 16:26:15

Columbus Club, Union Station WASHINGTON, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission to Build a Healthier America as it hears testimony from leading experts regarding how best to support health in communities and during early childhood. The Commission is charged with identifying actions the nation should take now to improve health. RSVP HERE | Webcast RSVP (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130613/DC31670) Guest...

2012-05-10 09:27:42

Harvard's Robert Wood and MIT's Scott Aaronson win NSF's most prestigious award, which will help fuel their research pursuits Researchers Scott Aaronson of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Robert Wood of Harvard University were recognized as Alan T. Waterman Awardees at a ceremony at the U.S. Department of State last week. While in the Washington, D.C. area, Aaronson and Wood also visited NSF headquarters, where they discussed their research in talks at the National...