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To improve health and health care 2001 : the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation anthology /
Stephen L. Isaacs and James R. Knickman, editors ; foreword by Steven A. Schroeder.
edition
1st ed.
imprint
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2001.
description
xxiv, 268 p. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0787952761 (alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
Holdings
More Details
imprint
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2001.
isbn
0787952761 (alk. paper)
catalogue key
4054898
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Stephen L. Isaacs is president of Health Policy Associates, San Francisco, California James R. Knickman is vice president for research and evaluation at The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, New Jersey
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Summaries
Long Description
To Improve Health and Health Care 2001 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 2001, the fourth volume in 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 To Improve Health and Health Care 2001 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 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, this volume includes chapters on· Emerging priorities of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation· The Foundation's communications activities· Children's health initiatives· Approaches to managed care· Acute and long-term care for the elderly· Workers' compensation· Community radio and health· Perinatal care· Dental care· Partnerships with national foundations
Unpaid Annotation
To Improve Health and Health Care 2001Since 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 2001, the fourth volume in 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 To Improve Health and Health Care 2001 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 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, this volume includes chapters onz Emerging priorities of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation z The Foundation's communications activitiesz Children's health initiativesz Approaches to managed carez Acute and long-term care for the elderlyz Workers' compensationz Community radio and healthz Perinatal care z Dental carez Partnerships with national foundations
Main Description
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 2001, the fourth volume in 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 To Improve Health and Health Care 2001 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 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, this volume includes chapters on * Emerging priorities of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation * The Foundation's communications activities * Children's health initiatives * Approaches to managed care * Acute and long-term care for the elderly * Workers' compensation * Community radio and health * Perinatal care * Dental care * Partnerships with national foundations
Main Description
Since 1972, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has been the nation2s 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 Foundation2s efforts to inform the public, To Improve Health and Health Care 2001, the fourth volume in 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 To Improve Health and Health Care 2001 provide a critical analysis of the Foundation2s activities and how it tackles health and health care issues. Written by the country2s leading science and medical journalists, as well as experts from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, this volume includes chapters on Emerging priorities of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation The Foundation2s communications activities Children2s health initiatives Approaches to managed care Acute and long-term care for the elderly Workers2 compensation Community radio and health Perinatal care Dental care Partnerships with national foundations
Long Description
To Improve Health and Health Care 2001 Since 1972, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has been the nation2s 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 Foundation2s efforts to inform the public, To Improve Health and Health Care 2001, the fourth volume in 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 To Improve Health and Health Care 2001 provide a critical analysis of the Foundation2s activities and how it tackles health and health care issues. Written by the country2s leading science and medical journalists, as well as experts from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, this volume includes chapters on ? Emerging priorities of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ? The Foundation2s communications activities ? Children2s health initiatives ? Approaches to managed care ? Acute and long-term care for the elderly ? Workers2 compensation ? Community radio and health ? Perinatal care ? Dental care ? Partnerships with national foundations
Back Cover Copy
To Improve Health and Health Care 2001 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 2001, the fourth volume in 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 To Improve Health and Health Care 2001 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 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, this volume includes chapters on ? Emerging priorities of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ? The Foundation's communications activities ? Children's health initiatives ? Approaches to managed care ? Acute and long-term care for the elderly ? Workers' compensation ? Community radio and health ? Perinatal care ? Dental care ? Partnerships with national foundations
Back Cover Copy
To Improve Health and Health Care 2001Since 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 2001, the fourth volume in 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 To Improve Health and Health Care 2001 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 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, this volume includes chapters on· Emerging priorities of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation · The Foundation's communications activities · Children's health initiatives · Approaches to managed care · Acute and long-term care for the elderly · Workers' compensation · Community radio and health · Perinatal care · Dental care · Partnerships with national foundations
Table of Contents
Forewordp. ix
Editors' Introduction: Grantmaking Insights from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Anthologyp. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xxiii
Inside the Foundationp. 1
Expanding the Focus of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Health as an Equal Partner to Health Carep. 3
"Getting the Word Out": A Foundation Memoir and Personal Journeyp. 23
Programsp. 51
Children's Health Initiativesp. 53
The Changing Approach to Managed Carep. 77
Integrating Acute and Long-Term Care for the Elderlyp. 101
The Workers' Compensation Health Initiative: At the Convergence of Work and Healthp. 119
Sound Partners for Community Healthp. 145
A Look Backp. 173
The Regionalized Perinatal Care Programp. 175
Improving Dental Carep. 195
Collaboration with other Philanthropiesp. 219
Partnership Among National Foundations: Between Rhetoric and Realityp. 221
The Editorsp. 241
The Contributorsp. 243
Indexp. 251
Table of Contents, To Improve Health and Health Care 1997p. 263
Table of Contents, To Improve Health and Health Care 1998-1999p. 265
Table of Contents, To Improve Health and Health Care 2000p. 267
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