Expert commentary on research about improving equity in U.S. health care is available from Marshall Chin , the Richard Parrillo Family Professor of Healthcare Ethics in the Department of Medicine at the University of Chicago and director of the Finding Answers program ( www.solvingdisparities.org ).
About the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
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 health and health care, the Foundation works with a diverse group of organizations and individuals to identify solutions and achieve comprehensive, measurable, and timely change. For 40 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. Follow the Foundation on Twitter ( www.rwjf.org/twitter) or Facebook ( www.rwjf.org/facebook).About Finding Answers Finding Answers: Disparities Research for Change is a national program focused on discovering and evaluating innovative interventions to move the disparities field beyond the documentation of racial and ethnic differences in health care toward implementing efforts to eliminate these gaps in care. Finding Answers' work includes a six-step process that organizations can use to address disparities, recommendations for the kinds of interventions that work to reduce disparities, and systematic reviews of the disparities-reduction literature. For more information, visit www.solvingdisparities.org. SOURCE Robert Wood Johnson Foundation