Tag Archives: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

County Health Rankings and Roadmaps

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. “The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has funded the expansion of the County Health Rankings to form a new, broader program called the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps. The County Health Roadmaps project … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Websites of Note

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. National Healthy Start Website http://nationalhealthystart.org/ The mission of NHSA is to be our nation’s voice in providing leadership and advocacy for health equity services and interventions that improve birth outcomes and family … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Comparing Health Care Quality: A National Directory

http://www.rwjf.org/qualityequality/product.jsp?id=71857 “The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation launched the nation’s most comprehensive online directory for patients to find reliable information on the quality of health care provided by physicians and hospitals in their communities. From Maine to California, medical patients can … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

mHealth Evidence Call for White Papers

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://www.rwjf.org/pioneer/cfp.jsp?ID=21366 Deadline: May 27, 2011 Mobile health (mHealth) has the potential to simultaneously reduce the cost of health care and improve our health by encouraging healthy behaviors, providing continuous monitoring to prevent … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Webinar on Place and Health

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://www.rwjf.org/vulnerablepopulations/product.jsp?id=72288&cid=XEM_540443 On May 11, 2011, from 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. ET, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Vulnerable Populations Portfolio will host a roundtable discussion entitled, “Place and Health: Why Conditions Where … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

CeaseFire: The Campaign to Stop the Shooting

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog: http://fen.to/eRe2Dh Violence behaves as an infectious disease. CeaseFire uses “Violence Interrupters”. CeaseFire engages the community to work with young people at high risk of being involved in violence to provide on-the-spot alternatives … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

County Health Rankings Show There is More to Health Than Health Care

http://bit.ly/dGWnIl Annual Health Check-Up Highlights Healthiest and Least Healthy Counties in Every State How healthy is your county? A new set of reports rank the overall health of nearly every county in the nation, confirming for the second year the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment