Return on Investments in Public Health

This Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Report presents evidence on the increasing success in the work to quantify the return on investment in public health.   This landing page that links to the 2013 policy highlight also points to several other research reports by RWJF on the topic of ROI in health. View the Resource “Return on […]

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Investing In What Works for America’s Communities

Investing In What Works for America’s Communities is a book that calls on leaders from the public, private, and nonprofit sectors to build on what we know is working to reduce many associated measures of poverty. The book has a companion website, where many accompanying resources can be explored. View the Resource Andrews, Nancy and […]

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A Compendium of Proven Community-based Prevention Programs

The New York Academy of Medicine has compiled a compendium of proven community-based prevention programs, analyzing the variance among those programs that reduce tobacco use, increase physical activity and/or improve eating habits. The Academy synthesizing a range of conclusions based on the growing body of evidence on the efficacy of such prevention efforts. View the […]

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The Economic Argument for Disease Prevention

This paper, commissioned by the Partnership for Prevention, provides a succinct review of the economic value of prevention in relation to treatment. While it is a topic familiar to all those who work to advance population health, the evidence presented here underscores the opportunity that exists to transform the health system by balancing our investments […]

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Altarum Symposium on Sustainable Health Spending

During the 2015 Altarum Symposium on Sustainable Health Spending, ReThink Health Director, Bobby Milstein, emphasizes that a financing mechanism that would allow health care cost savings to be reinvested into the larger enterprise of prevention-based population health strategies in an integral approach to allow the overall health system to achieve sustainable health spending. View the […]

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