Affiliated with East Carolina University, Brody School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine
 
 
Redesigning Diabetes Care in Rural Fee-for-Service Practices





Supported by Finding Answers: Disparities Research for Change, a National Program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation with direction and technical assistance provided by the University of Chicago

Project Funded May 1, 2008- Two Years Funding

Finding Answers: Disparities Research for Change

Mission Statement
Finding Answers: Disparities Research for Change, a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation at the University of Chicago, awards and manages research grants totaling $6 million to health care organizations implementing interventions aimed at reducing disparities. The funds are used to evaluate the interventions and their potential for real world implementation. This initiative encourages health plans, hospitals, and community clinics to focus on racial and ethnic disparities as a priority in their quality improvement agendas. To learn more about Finding Answers, http://www.solvingdisparities.org/

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation focuses on the pressing health and health care issues facing our country. As the nation's largest philanthropy devoted exclusively to improving the health and health care of all Americans, the Foundation works with a diverse group of organizations and individuals to identify solutions and achieve comprehensive, meaningful and timely change. For more than 35 years, the Foundation has brought experience, commitment, and a rigorous, balanced approach to the problems that affect the health and health care of those it serves. When it comes to helping Americans lead healthier lives and get the care they need, the Foundation expects to make a difference in your lifetime. For more information, visit http://www.rwjf.org/

(reprinted from the Finding Answers: Disparities Research for Change web site ) http://www.solvingdisparities.org/article/222992









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