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To Improve Health and Health Care : The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Anthology (Paperback)

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Since 1972, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has been the nation's largest philanthropy devoted exclusively to health. To further its mission of improving the health and health care of all Americans, it provides funds for demonstration projects, educational and communications activities, training, policy analysis, and research. As part of the Foundation's efforts to inform the public, "To Improve Health and Health Care: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Anthology "series provides an in-depth look into the programs it funds. Written for policy makers and practitioners as well as interested members of the public, the series offers useful lessons for leaders and educators developing plans for the coming years.
The cases discussed in Volume VI of "To Improve Health and Health Care" provide a critical analysis of the Foundation's activities and how it tackles health and health care issues. Written by the country's leading science and medical journalists, as well as experts from universities and The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, this volume includes chapters on a variety of topics:
Reflections on Health, Philanthropy, and The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: An Interview with Steven A. Schroeder The Health Tracking Initiative Primary Care Development Strategies End-of-Life Programs Tobacco-Cessation Programs Combating Alcohol Abuse in Northwest New Mexico Building Health Policy Research Capability in the Social Sciences The Robert Wood Johnson Community Health Leadership Program The Covering Kids Communication Campaign The Swing-Bed Program


Publisher Jossey-Bass Inc Pub
Mfg Part# 9780787963118
SKU 206229722
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0787963119
Release Date 5/6/2013
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