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Seeking Affordability and Transparency, Five States Join the Peterson-Milbank Program for Sustainable Health Care Costs

Seeking affordability and transparency, five states have been selected to join the Peterson-Milbank Program for Sustainable Health Care Costs. Connecticut, Oregon, Nevada, New Jersey, and Washington will receive technical assistance as they implement statewide health care cost growth targets.

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Care for the Seriously Ill in Low-Income Communities

Join us for a discussion of two trailblazing programs that are addressing the care needs of the most vulnerable and seriously ill. This session explored how each program works, how palliative care can be effective in addressing disparities and social determinants of health, and how grantmakers can play a vital role.

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Considering Quality: Engaging Consumers to Make Better Health Decisions

Given information and opportunity, consumers can play an important role in improving health care quality and the responsiveness of the health system to their needs. Whether they are making decisions about choosing a health plan, a particular provider, a course of treatment, or how to incorporate healthy choices into their daily lives, empowered and engaged consumers can be a potent force for change.

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Improving the Quality of Health Care for All Americans

Ensuring access to quality health care is one of the major goals of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), as is improving the quality of health care for people with chronic conditions. Working toward this goal means that we must eliminate the unacceptable gaps in health care experienced by racial and ethnic minorities.

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Health Programs Get Funding Boost: New Federal Funds Available for Prevention, Treatment, and Research

This GIH Issue Focus highlights new federal funds available for prevention, treatment, and research, and shares additional policy developments relevant to funders.

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Grantmakers Respond to Medication Errors

Medication errors are among the most common preventable medical errors. This Issue Focus article discusses a variety of strategies to reduce medication errors, from relabeling similarly named medications to purchasing and implementing new technologies in institutional settings, and how foundations can facilitate the adoption of these and other strategies.

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Using Strategic Philanthropy to Advance State Health Care Reform: Maine’s New Dirigo Health Plan

Learn about development of Maine’s innovative Dirigo Health Plan, an ambitious, comprehensive health care reform initiative.  Dirigo Health will offer a health insurance product to individuals, the self-employed, and small businesses; expand eligibility in Maine’s Medicaid program; and improve quality and contain costs. 

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Death of the Magic Bullet: Examining Antibiotic Resistance

This GIH Issue Focus examines antibiotic resistance and explores opportunities for health funders.

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Putting Patient Safety into Practice: Strategies for Health Care’s Front Lines

Reducing medical errors and heightening patient safety are critical to health care quality improvement.  This Issue Focus looks at specific error and patient safety issues and how grantmakers, researchers, hospitals, and health systems are working together to address them.  

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Collaboration: Building Relationships to Improve Health

This GIH Issue Focus on collaboration draws from President & CEO Lauren LeRoy’s remarks at GIH’s 2012 Meeting, Collaborating for Change: Exploring Health Partnerships That Work.

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Promoting Diversity in the Health Workforce

This GIH Issue Focus outlines steps that health grantmakers can take to improve diversity in the health workforce.

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