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What is Systems for Action?

The National Program Office for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Systems for Action research program is based at the University of Kentucky within the College of Public Health and the Gatton College of Business and Economics. Our program conducts rigorous scientific research on ways of aligning the delivery and financing systems that build a Culture of Health across America.

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Systems for Action will award grants to encourage and support innovative, rigorous research on the impact of programs, policies, and partnerships on health and well-being, with a particular focus on research that optimizes delivery and financing systems for sustained improvements in health and well-being.

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Jun 1

WEBINAR: Effects of Cross-Jurisdictional Resource Sharing on the Implementation, Scope and Quality of Public Health Services

As public health entities increasingly explore cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) models to maximize reach, effectiveness, and efficiency in...

Jun 23

WEBINAR: Improving the Efficiency of Newborn Screening from Collection to Test Results

Newborn screening (NBS) programs require timely interaction of clinical care and public health systems to avoid delays in treatment, serious...

Jun 23

WEBINAR: Developing Public Health Policy Research Frameworks with Concept Mapping

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Link to be posted by 5/29/16.


Marjorie MacDonald, RN, MSc, PhD, Applied Public...

Jun 25

AcademyHealth PHSR Interest Group Meeting

The 2016 Public Health Systems Research (PHSR) Interest Group (IG) Annual Meeting will take place on June 25 before AcademyHealth’s 2016 Annual...