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To improve health and health care. Volume V : 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, c2002.
description
xxiv, 273 p. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0787959464 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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imprint
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2002.
isbn
0787959464 (pbk. : alk. paper)
catalogue key
4639985
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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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 fifth 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 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 The Nurse Home Visitation Program Strategies to treat tuberculosis Health of Native Americans Service credit banking Consumer choice in long-term care The Health Policy Fellowships Program Recovery High School On Doctoring, an anthology of literature and medicine AIDS Program-related investments The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's grantmaking in New Jersey
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Doody's Reviews, October 2002
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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 fifth 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. This volume includes chapters on: * The Nurse Home Visitation Program * Strategies to treat tuberculosis * Health of Native Americans * Service credit banking * Consumer choice in long-term care * The Health Policy Fellowships Program * Recovery High School * On Doctoring, an anthology of literature and medicineAIDS * Program-related investments * The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's grantmaking in New Jersey
Table of Contents
Foreword
Editors' Introduction: Still Swinging for the Philanthropic Fences?
Acknowledgments
From the Foundation's Vulnerable Populations Portfolio
Free to Grow
Improving Health in an Aging Society
From the Foundation's Targeted Portfolio
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Efforts to Cover the Uninsured
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Safety Net Programs
The Medicaid Managed Care Program
The Evolution of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Approach to Alcohol and Drug Addiction
A Closer Look
Students Run LA
Profile
Terrance Keenan: An Appreciation
Issues in Philanthropy
Public Scrutiny of Foundations and Charities: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Response
The Editors
The Contributors
Index
Table of Contents, To Improve Health and Health Care 1997
Table of Contents, To Improve Health and Health Care 1998-1999
Table of Contents, To Improve Health and Health Care 2000
Table of Contents, To Improve Health and Health Care 2001
Table of Contents, To Improve Health and Health Care Volume V
Table of Contents, To Improve Health and Health Care Volume VI
Table of Contents, To Improve Health and Health Care Volume VII
Table of Contents, To Improve Health and Health Care Volume VIII
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