RWJF funds the following efforts to explore and strengthen the evidence base around conditions that foster cross-sector alignment, and develop guidance for action.
The HealthDoers Network is an interactive, user-driven network focused on regional health care improvement and has been strengthening its capacity as a high-value resource to network participants. The network facilitates meaningful collaborations among a growing number of RWJF grantees and offers timely resources via peer-to-peer meetings and monthly virtual engagement events.
Health Leads partners with communities and health systems to address systemic causes of inequity and disease by removing barriers that keep people from identifying, accessing, and choosing the resources everyone needs to be healthy. For more than 20 years, Health Leads has worked closely with hospitals and clinics to connect people to essentials like food, housing, and transportation alongside medical care.
This project provides states that were chosen to be a part of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation's new Integrated Care for Kids funding opportunity with access through the InCK Marks Resource Network to research on and knowledge about innovative and evidenced-based approaches to improving child health through financing and service-delivery reforms in Medicaid.
Innovations in Value from Low-Resource Communities was designed to fund evaluations of innovative approaches to improving value in low-resource communities and populations.
The Leading to Health series, a collaboration between Health Affairs and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, tells the story of what it means and what it takes to pursue a culture of health: to embrace team-based and whole-person care, integrate disparate elements of the health care system, collaborate across sectors, look upstream, and engage patients where they are.
Based on learnings from Bridging for Health: Improving Community Health Through Innovations in Financing, the Georgia Health Policy Center will lead a two-year, national effort, Local Wellness Funds: Advancing the Practice, that will expand understanding and dissemination of tools to establish such funds and successfully grow them.
RWJF is convening funders working to bridge community-based organizations and health care systems to address both people's medical and social needs.
The National Academy of Medicine's (NAM) mission is to improve health for all by advancing science, accelerating health equity, and providing independent, authoritative, and trusted advice nationally and globally. NAM identifies and generates momentum around critical issues in health; marshals diverse expertise to build evidence-based solutions; inspires action through collaboration and public engagement; and fosters the next generation of leaders and innovators.
The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) serves as the national health care advocacy organization for America’s medically underserved and uninsured and the community health centers that serve as their health care home. NACHC works in conjunction with state and regional primary care associations, health center controlled networks, and other public and private sector organizations to expand health care access to all in need.
The National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs, launched in 2016, aims to improve outcomes for patients with complex medical, psychological, and social needs. It works to coalesce the emerging field of complex care by bringing together a broad range of clinicians, researchers, policymakers, and consumers who are developing, testing, and scaling new models of team-based, integrated care.