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Nurses play a growing role in research

Although nurses are known for their work as caregivers, educators and hospital unit administrators, the role they play in research is often not recognized, according to the  Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Racial, wealth coverage gaps close among children

The percentage of children without insurance fell from 9.7 percent in 2008 to 7.5 percent in 2012, largely due to public programs like Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program, according to a new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

RWJF report examines healthiest, least healthy counties

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released its "County Health Rankings Key Findings Report," which explores national and regional trends on how children in poverty, college attendance, preventable hospital stays, smoking and physical inactivity influence health.

Brief reveals 3 keys to patient engagement

Successful patient engagement programs require three essential components, according to a brief from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 

3 ways to boost patient engagement

Successful patient engagement programs require three essential components, according to a new brief from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Federal vs. state marketplaces: Insurer participation, competition

How did states' approach to Affordable Care Act implementation influence insurer participation, competition and premiums? To find out, a new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation brief compared five actively pro-reform states with three states that have taken only a limited approach to or have not participated in the healthcare reform law.

Untapped source to reach uninsured: Tax preparers

Tax preparers may be a key source of assistance for the millions of uninsured consumers--including young adults--who remain uneducated about how the Affordable Care Act can help them obtain health coverage.

State exchange leaders: 4 secrets to HIX success

More than 100 days into open enrollment, state-based exchanges continue to outperform their federal counterpart. Leaders at four state exchanges shared their secrets to success at a press briefing hosted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Study: Exchange plans offer good deals to displaced customers

People shopping for health insurance after the cancellation of prior plans may find better coverage at comparable or lower rates in the new exchange marketplace, according to a study released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Exchange targets assume they don't qualify for subsidies

The Affordable Care Act is projected to reduce the number of uninsured by 14 million this year; however, barely 40 percent of currently uninsured Americans believe they will have insurance in 2014, according to new survey findings released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.