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New Studies Test Strategies for Meeting Health and Social Needs During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Jan 05 2021

AURORA, CO—Negative consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic will be felt in communities well after the spread of the virus is brought under control. The resulting economic...

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Under-Resourced Public Health System: Government Allocates Fewer Funds Than Estimated to Public Health

Dec 07 2020

AURORA, CO, December 7, 2020 – COVID-19 exposed a chronically under-resourced public health system, and new research suggests that far fewer dollars support this system than is...

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New Research Shows How Enhanced Connectivity between Health and Social Service Systems Can Reduce Inequality, Inefficiency

Jul 13 2020

Aurora, CO (July 14, 2020) — New Research Shows How Enhanced Connectivity between Health and Social Service Systems Can Reduce Inequality, Inefficiency

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New Studies Aim to Improve Health by Connecting Medical, Public Health and Social Systems

Jun 25 2020

AURORA, CO—Systems for Action, a national program office of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is pleased to announce four recipients of $2 million in research awards. These...

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New Studies Aim to Save Lives and Money by Connecting Health and Social Systems

Jan 23 2018

LEXINGTON, KY (January 23, 2018)—Systems for Action is proud to announce the funding of eleven new studies. With $1.85 million in...

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New Research: Investing in Public Health May Reduce Medicare Spending

Nov 30 2017

LEXINGTON, KY (November 30, 2017)—Investments in public health programs appear to reduce spending in the Medicare program, providing an economic benefit for seniors and the...

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New Research: Collaborative Networks of Organizations are Effective in Addressing Complex Health Issues

Nov 15 2016

LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 15, 2016) — Rachel Hogg, an assistant professor at the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences, is lead author of an article published in Health...

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New Research: Documenting the Power of Strong Community Networks in Improving Health

Nov 10 2016

LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 10, 2016) —A national study published by researchers in the University of...

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Four Research Teams to Evaluate New Ways to Strengthen Health Care Delivery

Jun 28 2016

Lexington, KY (June 28, 2016) – Four new research studies aim to improve health across entire communities by integrating the delivery and financing of medical care, public health...

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New Studies Test Novel Systems for Integrating Medical, Public Health, and Social Services

Mar 18 2016

LEXINGTON, KY–To support its new Systems for Action: Systems and Services Research to Build a Culture of Health...

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