Friday, October 22, 2010

New Products Available from RWJF's Quality/Equality Portfolio

Catch up on the latest news releases, journal articles, research reports or other publications in the RWJF Quality/Equality program area.

Paper: Closing the Performance Gap in Hospitals?
Annals of Internal Medicine paper examines the effect pay-for-performance measures have on safety net hospitals.
Read the paper.

Report: Improving Access to Primary Care
Dartmouth Atlas report shows neither higher amounts of primary care, nor routinely seeing a primary care clinician guarantees that a patient will receive recommended care.
Read the report.

Resource: RWJF Multicultural Newsroom
RWJF’s Multicultural Newsroom provides information for anyone working to improve the health and health care of African-Americans and Latinos in the U.S.
Take a look and listen.

Brief: How Reform Affects People, Places, Costs
Short reports from Urban Institute researchers look at how health reform may affect consumers, state governments, the economy and health care costs.
Read the briefs.

Journal: Avoiding Complications While Reducing Costs
Latest issue of Health Services Research shows how payment reform could play a key role in reducing health care costs while improving outcomes.
Read the report.

Update: PROMETHEUS Payment on the Frontlines of Health Care Payment Reform
A recent update from the RWJF-supported PROMETHEUS Payment model reports on the project’s core concepts, successes and challenges to date.
Read the brief.

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