Nineteen Organizations led by MetroHealth System Awarded Grant from RWJF Foundation

By | February 6, 2007

On February 1, 2007, a group of 19 organizations in northeast Ohio led by MetroHealth System landed a three-year, $600,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in Princeton, N.J., to begin their Forces4Quality program. The grant was awarded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) through its national initiative, Aligning Forces for Quality: The Regional Market Project. RWJF is the nationÕs largest philanthropy devoted exclusively to improving health and health care for all Americans.

RWJF truly wants to align forces to get physicians, payers, health plans, and public health programs all on the same page to recognize that prevention and effective outpatient care leads to a healthier and more productive community, said Randall Cebul, M.D., Director, the Center for Health Care Research and Policy at MetroHealth and Professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Read more about this award at MIV and PD (posted 2/2007) MIV, PD,MetroHealth System