We want to help all children and families eat well and move more—especially those in communities at highest risk for obesity. Our goal is to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic by 2015 by improving access to affordable healthy foods and increasing opportunities for physical activity in schools and communities across the nation.
By developing policies and programs to expand health coverage and maximize enrollment in existing coverage programs, we are working to ensure that everyone in America has stable, affordable health care coverage.
We invest in preparing health professionals for leadership; enhancing the skills and careers of frontline health workers; training scholars to conduct health policy research; and encouraging youth to pursue health careers. We aim to boost the diversity of people working in health and health care, to better serve the health needs of a demographically and culturally changing America.
The Pioneer Portfolio supports transformative, high-return ideasideas that have the potential to drive dramatic change today and that may shape the future of peoples health, the quality of care they receive, and the systems through which that care is provided. Through Pioneer, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has dedicated staff and financial resources to look to the future to support trends and ideas with the potential for significant health and social impact.
We believe that every American should have the opportunity to be as healthy as he or she can be. And we strive to ensure all Americans have quality public health services and policies that protect, promote and preserve their health, regardless of who they are or where they live.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is committed to ensuring that all Americans receive quality health care. Specifically, we aim to help communities across the country set and achieve ambitious goals to improve the quality of health care in ways that matter to patients and their families, including patients from specific racial and ethnic backgrounds who often experience lower-quality care.
Many of our programs significantly impact communities and individuals. Their lives and the lives of their neighbors are changed because of the work of our grantees. These stories are a way for our grantees to share lessons learned and show true impact. Through effective storytelling we congratulate the hard work of grantees and give life to RWJF's mission.
Around the country, many Affordable Care Act implementation efforts are already under way. Still, many Americans are unclear about what the individual reforms mean, and more importantly, how the new benefits and provisions of reform will impact them.
Health Insurance Exchanges...? Cost Sharing...? The Medicare Part D Donut Hole...? It can get pretty complicated.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's new series of animated educational videos is here to help. These short videos tackle five common terms of ACA implementation. Please share with your friends and network, and post to your own sites to help people gain a clearer understanding of what the new law means for them.
The mission of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is to improve the health and health care of all Americans. Our goal is clear: To help Americans lead healthier lives and get the care they need. We welcome comments and criticism; however, we reserve the right to delete defamatory comments.
The mission of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is to improve the health and health care of all Americans. Our goal is clear: To help Americans lead healthier lives and get the care they need. We welcome comments and criticism; however, we reser...