RWJF funds the following efforts to explore and strengthen the evidence base around conditions that foster cross-sector alignment, and develop guidance for action.
In 2016, the George Washington University Health Workforce Institute launched the Social Mission Metrics Study to create a system of metrics that could be used as a standardized approach to identify the level of engagement of U.S. dental, nursing, and medical schools in social mission activities, track them over time, and allow a school to compare its performance to similar schools and national norms.
State Health and Value Strategies deepens states’ ability to advance the value of the health care delivered in their states and the health outcomes of their state population. It provides technical assistance, in-depth case studies, and shared learning to help states governmental agencies fully leverage the regulatory, legislative, policy, and other tools they have available to improve health care quality and reduce costs.
Systems for Action is a national program of RWJF that aims to discover and apply new evidence about ways of aligning the delivery and financing systems that support a Culture of Health. The S4A program seeks to identify system innovations and interactions that can support key Action Framework drivers, particularly system-level drivers of cross-sector collaboration and integration across health services and systems.
The Delta Center provides technical assistance to state behavioral health and primary care associations with the goal of helping the associations' health care provider members deliver high-value health care.
The Root Cause Coalition works to achieve health equity through cross-sector collaboration in advocacy, education, and research. Its mission is to reverse and end the systemic root causes of health inequities for individuals and communities through cross-sector partnerships.