Population health refers to “the health outcomes of a group of individuals, including the distribution of such outcomes within the group.” The Walter Rand Institute conducts research, collects and analyzes data, and translates the findings for use by a broad range of stakeholders. We apply this knowledge toward policy development and program implementation. In turn, we evaluate policies and programs for effectiveness, further contributing to the research base available to decision-makers and practitioners.
Our work connects those who need it with the objective research and guidance necessary to make informed decisions about population health policy and program implementation.
WRI is also a sought-after backbone organization with a strong history of facilitating collaborative population health initiatives.
Breast Cancer Care and Outcomes in Southern New Jersey
This study examines breast cancer treatment and outcomes in the Southern New Jersey Counties, focusing on disparate outcomes across sub-populations, and compares the region with the state as a whole.
Live Healthy Bridgeton Coalition
The Live Healthy Bridgeton Coalition is a partnership of public, private, and nonprofit organizations focused on improving health outcomes for the residents of Bridgeton, NJ.
Planning Study for Ending Food Insecurity in Bridgeton City
With funding from the Pappas Family Foundation, WRI is creating a plan for development of a food distribution program in the City of Bridgeton and Cumberland County.
South Jersey Strengthening Families Initiative Evaluation
Commissioned by Pascale Sykes Foundation, WRI examines the impact of social service organization collaboration on child well-being, financial stability of families, and relationships between children and their caregivers.
Public Reports and Resources