Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. U.S. State of Michigan has poverty rate of 15 pcRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    ... amount of poverty and well-being data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the United Way, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's County Health Rankings, and others. The map focuses on eight broad poverty and well-being related indicators, such as poverty ...

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  2. New map offers snapshot of poverty, well-being in MichiganRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    ... big challenges like poverty. The data comes from the U.S. Census Bureau, the United Way, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's County Health Rankings, and others. The map focuses on eight broad poverty and well-being A related indicators, such as ...

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  3. Medicare ACOs in Premier Population Health Collaborative Outperform...Read the original story

    Dec 21, 2017 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... care delivery and alternative payment models were also published in a 2016 report with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation . The PHMC includes approximately 70 health systems across 80 markets with hundreds of hospitals and thousands of clinicians ...

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  4. Study: Struggling to get your kids to eat healthy? 'Don't give up!' UB researchers sayRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2017 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    ... and caregivers is 'don't give up!' " Anzman-Frasca emphasized. This study was funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation through its Healthy Eating Research program. Other authors on the study are Alison K. Ventura, Ph.D., of California ...

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  5. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | Newms360.com

    ... for the Trust for America's Health, which produces the annual report with the support of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. But with 25 states meeting five or fewer benchmarks, the country is not as well-positioned as it could be for handling the ...

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  6. How would NJ handle a disaster or disease outbreak?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... level to respond and plan for these threats to public health," said Paul Kuehnert with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which funded the report. New Jersey is also listed as one of 24 states that do not participate in an Enhanced Nurse Licensure ...

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  7. Wisconsin losing ground in battle against tobaccoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    The national smoking average is 15 percent, while Wisconsin sits at 17.1 percent, according to a new report from Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Heart Association, American Cancer Society Action Network, American Lung Association and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The report also states that residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures is $787 per family.

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  8. New poll on Asian American discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    New results from an NPR survey released on Dec. 6 show that large numbers of Asian Americans experience and perceive discrimination in many areas of their daily lives - despite their having average incomes that outpace other racial, ethnic, and identity groups. The poll, a collaboration among NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, also finds a wide gap between immigrant and nonimmigrant Asian Americans in reporting discrimination experiences, including violence and harassment.

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  9. Feeling sexually harassed? You're not aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... n America" survey, 2017, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, National Public Radio and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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  10. News | MA Ranks Poorly in U.S. for Protecting Kids From TobaccoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 | Go Local

    ... cer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights and Truth Initiative.

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  11. Forum: Examining Discrimination Against Native AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | News 88.9 KNPR

    A poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is examining the extent of discrimination against five major ethnic and racial groups in America today . It finds that Native Americans experience very high rates of discrimination in everyday life.

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  12. America's healthiest and least healthy statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | GantDaily.com

    ... in the Washington area, have a nine-year difference in life expectancy, according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. These "shocking differences in life expectancy" are based on geography, income, education and race, according to the American ...

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  13. MaineHealth to unify its 10 member organizationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... at this point that all points to the same thing," Kathy Hempstead, a senior advisor at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, said. "When systems combine, it's more often associated with higher prices for consumers." With fewer competitors, Hempstead ...

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  14. The Seeds of a Moderate Movement Must Be NurturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | Real Clear Politics

    ... $24 million annual budget, a board including former CEOs of Lockheed-Martin, MetLife, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, plus former Sen. Olympia Snowe, former Housing Secretary Henry Cisneros and former Oklahoma Gov. Frank Keating. Its various ...

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  15. Native Americans Feel Invisible In U.S. Health Care SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Among them, health programs for American Indians are chronically underfunded by Congress. And, about a quarter of Native Americans reported experiencing discrimination when going to a doctor or health clinic, according to findings of a poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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  16. Poll: Younger women, college educated women more likely to say they have been harassedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | EurekAlert!

    This report is part of a series titled "Discrimination in America." The series is based on a survey conducted for National Public Radio, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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  17. Poll: Discrimination Against Women Is Common Across Races, Ethnicities, IdentitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Discrimination in the form of sexual harassment has been in the headlines for weeks now, but new poll results being released by NPR show that other forms of discrimination against women are also pervasive in American society. The poll is a collaboration with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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  18. Digital health's big diversity problemRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2017 | Kevin, M.D.

    ... Organizations like Health 2.0's TECHQuality is taking steps to close these gaps, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has launched their Culture of Health Program aimed at increasing diversity in health care, including digital health technology. ...

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  19. Experts on CA Wildfires, Wildfire Smoke and Birthweight, Smoke and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Newswise

    Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural health gap.

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  20. Public Health Accreditation Board Celebrates Ten Years of Public Health Department ImprovementRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | PRWeb

    ... our thanks to our funding partners, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and to the many national public health organizations and stakeholders who have helped enhance PHAB's work." Health departments ...

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