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  1. Citrus Memorial Hospital starts residency program; brings more doctors to communityRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Citrus County Chronicle

    ... County has was one the steepest primary care doctor shortages in Florida, according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, which annually ranks the health of counties throughout the ...

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  2. Report says state still has need for improvementRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Statesboro Herald

    ... conditions. The 2018 National Health Security Preparedness Index, released this week by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, found the nation's overall preparedness had improved. The highest state, Maryland, received an 8.0 score. The national ...

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  3. Kane back up among the healthiest countiesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... and Lake counties were nine and 10. Cook County fell to No. 52. This is the ninth year the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin crafted the rankings. Data for the rankings comes from nearly 20 sources, including the Centers ...

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  4. U.S. better able to tackle health emergencies: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... to deal with these emergencies," said Alonzo Plough, chief science officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the health philanthropy that released the index. "The index shows how prepared public and private stakeholders are to tackle health ...

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  5. Mental Health Highlighted by Language Access AdvocatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PR Log

    ... the key elements of practice in this field." Recently Dr. Ida was the recipient of the first Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award for Health Equity. To learn more about #NCIHC2018, go to http://www.ncihc.org/

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  6. Drug industry facing onslaught from frustrated statesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... I think that that makes states get active," said Katherine Hempstead, a senior adviser at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. "I think there's a lot of legitimate consumer outrage about drug prices," Hempstead continued, adding, "It's a really ...

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  7. Fall River pushes to set itself apart from Bristol County's low health rankingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Last month, the University of Wisconsin and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released its annual report on the health rankings of every county in the U.S. In the report, they explain that “the rankings provide useful information about what we know when it comes to keeping people healthy or making them sick and shows what we can do to create healthier places to live, learn, work, and play. ” As we have consistently since the reports were first issued in 2011, Bristol County ranks near the bottom compared to all 14 counties in Massachusetts and in many instances have health outcomes that fall below state and national averages.

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  8. The Paid Leave Project to Develop Best Practices for Measuring Paid LeaveRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Newkerala.com

    SEATTLE: The Paid Leave Project, with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, will study how employers monitor the impact and track the outcomes of their paid leave programs. Encouraging employers to share their data externally, and supporting them in doing so, will help build evidence to address one of the largest concerns around paid leave adoption-cost.

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  9. Shawn Vestal: McMorris Rodgers has troubles with the truth on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... to prevent costs from burying those with pre-existing conditions. One study, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and conducted by the Urban League, estimated that the AHCA fell far short from providing enough funding to make the pools ...

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  10. Report: Virginia is better prepared than most states for disastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Fredericksburg.com

    Virginians are better prepared for disasters than people living in many other states, according to a report released Tuesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The news comes during a week when Central Virginians are recovering from destructive spring storms that blew through on Sunday, and as Virginia Tech marks the 11th anniversary of the campus massacre.

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  11. Alabama meets national average in readiness for health emergenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Alabama Live

    ... Health Security Preparedness Index. Mays said the CDC later signed an agreement with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to fund the report because the index was, to some extent, an evaluation of the CDC's own work. The index is now a collaboration ...

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  12. Report: Nation Better Prepared to Manage Health Emergencies Than Five Years AgoRead the original story

    Monday Apr 16 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    An annual assessment of the nation's day-to-day readiness for managing health emergencies improved significantly over the past five years, though deep regional differences remain. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released the 2018 National Health Security Preparedness Index, which found the United States scored a 7.1 on a 10-point scale for preparedness-nearly a 3 percent improvement over the last year, and a nearly 11 percent improvement since the Index began five years ago.

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  13. Nevada ranked last in public health disaster readinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    A Robert Wood Johnson Foundation report released late Monday found Nevada was tied as the least prepared state in the nation for health disasters, including disease outbreaks, natural disasters and terrorism. Another piece of Nevada's health care system - its ability to respond to a public health crisis - is drawing unwelcome attention.

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  14. New York emergency preparedness better than U.S. averageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | New York Daily News

    ... preparedness to deal with these emergencies," said Alonzo Plough, a research expert at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation which compiles the index with other several other groups. But not everywhere. The Index found that the nation's health ...

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  15. Black in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    ... Low birth weight is a key factor in infant death, and a new report released in March by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin suggests that the number of low-birth-weight babies born in the United States - also driven by ...

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  16. Marin County initiative to address opioid abuse gains steamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... prescription drug abuse initiative, came from parents who lost children to the epidemic. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute consistently rank Marin as the first or second most healthy ...

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  17. Willing to Share Your Data for the Greater Good?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | PC Magazine

    ... is a program of the 501(c)(3) nonprofit Open Humans Foundation and has been funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Knight Foundation, and Shuttleworth Foundation, who all see an opportunity to connect communities to health data and research. ...

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  18. Polk needs a checkupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Rome News

    ... the rural middle and south Georgia counties. The annual report, a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, looks at more than 30 factors such as education, jobs, and access ...

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  19. US health care systems can learn from the worldRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Science Daily

    ... health care leaders from the United States and the world, after receiving support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, with a goal to produce a report that clearly identifies a set of global approaches that could yield breakthroughs in the ...

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  20. New project identifies effective community-based strategies to prevent childhood obesityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Medical News

    ... publishers. The article is available free on the Childhood Obesity website. Tina Kauh, PhD, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, NJ and colleagues from ICF International and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA and ...

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