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To Improve Health and Health Care, Volume XIII: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Anthology

Stephen L. Isaacs (Editor), David C. Colby (Editor)
ISBN: 978-0-470-61525-6
336 pages
December 2009, Jossey-Bass
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Since 1972, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has been the nationŐs largest philanthropy devoted exclusively to health. Their premier annual review of public health and health care research, To Improve Health and Health Care Vol. XIII: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Anthology focuses on the pressing health and health care issues facing our country. As part of the FoundationŐs efforts to inform the public, this volume provides an in-depth look into the programs it funds. The series offers leaders educators, policy makers, and practitioners with valuable lessons for years to come.
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Foreword (Risa Lavizzo-Mourey).

Introduction (David C. Colby and Stephen L. Isaacs).

Acknowledgements.

Section One: Learning from Programs that Didn’t Work Out as Planned.

1. Good Ideas at the Time: Learning from Programs that Did Not Meet Expectations (Stephen L. Isaacs and David C. Colby).

2. New Direction, Midcourse: Redesigning a Program While It's in Progress (Tony Proscio).

3. The National Health Care Purchasing Institute: A Case Study (Michael H. Brown).

4. The Role of Failure in Philanthropic Learning: A Commentary on Chapters 1–3 (Robert G. Hughes).

Section Two: Inside the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

5. Communications at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Turning Up the Volume, Adjusting the Frequency (Frederick C. Mann and David J. Morse).

Section Three: Preventing and Treating Addiction.

6. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Efforts to Combat Drug Addiction (James Bornemeier).

7. Reclaiming Futures (Sara Solovitch).

8. The College Alcohol Study (Lee Green).

Section Four: Other Programs to Improve Health and Health Care

9. Overcoming Language Barriers to Care: Hablamos Juntos (Irene M. Wielawski).

10. The MicheLee Puppets and the Fight Against Childhood Obesity (Digby Diehl).

Editors.

Contributors.

Index.

Anthology Chapters by Topic, 1997 through Volume XIII.

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