To Improve Health and Health Care, Volume V. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Anthology. Public Health/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Anthology

  • ID: 2217903
  • Book
  • 336 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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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
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Foreword (Steven A. Schroeder).

Editors Introduction: Strategies for Improving Access to Health Care Observations from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Anthology Series (Stephen L. Isaacs and James R. Knickman).

Acknowledgments.

Part One: Programs.

1. The Nurse Home Visitation Program (Joseph Alper).

2. Tuberculosis: Old Disease, New Challenge (Carolyn Newbergh).

3. Programs to Improve the Health of Native Americans (Paul Brodeur).

4. Service Credit Banking (Susan Dentzer).

5. Consumer Choice in Long–term Care (A. E. Benjamin and Rani E. Snyder).

6. The Health Policy Fellowships Program (Richard S. Frank).

Part Two: A Closer Look.

7. Recovery High School (Digby Diehl).

8. On Doctoring: The Making of an Anthology of Literature and Medicine (Richard C. Reynolds and John Stone).

Part Three: A Look Back.

9. The Foundation and AIDS: Behind the Curve But Leading the Way (Ethan Bronner).

Part Four: Inside the Foundation.

10. Program–Related Investments (Marco Navarro and Peter Goodwin).

11. Tending Our Backyard: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation s Grantmaking in New Jersey (Pamela S. Dickson).

The Editors.

The Contributors.

Index.

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"The book succeeds well in what it sets out to do..." (Doody′s Review, September 2002)
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