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Saying the organization has “learned a great deal” during the pandemic, Ostrowsky in November announced a major restructuring of the academic health system, with the goal of streamlining disaster response and boosting population health management. RWJBarnabas also launched the "Ending Racism, Together” campaign aimed at creating an anti-racist strategy for the system. RWJB will also as coordinate with community organizations to implement policies that promote equity. And the system continues to achieve key quality benchmarks; eight hospitals in 2020 were below the Leapfrog Group’s target rate of 5% or less for elective deliveries, for example.