Using Evidence to Improve Population Health

An endowed operating foundation that works to improve the health of populations by connecting leaders and decision makers with the best available evidence and experience

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  • Update from the Multi-State Collaborative

    Oct 26, 2016

    As planning for Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) intensifies, the Milbank Memorial Fund’s Multi-State Collaborative (MC) is evolving to meet the challenges and opportunities of the expanded federal program, and to continue its support for other related primary care transformation efforts. 2017 will bring a vastly increased set of learning and communications opportunities supported by the … Read more

Blog: The View from Here

  • Steady Progress in Multi-Payer Primary Care Transformation

    Oct 26, 2016 | Christopher F. Koller, President

    CO-AUTHORED WITH LISA DULSKY WATKINS The release on October 17, 2016 of 2015 Shared Savings and Quality Results for year two of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation’s (CMMI) Comprehensive Primary Care (CPC) Initiative marked another milestone in efforts to align payers and transform primary care.  Observers looking for an airtight identification of the right mix of payment, … Read more

  • Online Exclusive

    Citizen Scientists and the Lessons of Flint

    Gerald Markowitz, David Rosner

    The story of Flint is a classic case of the dual legacies of public health, one rooted in advocacy and aligned with community residents and activists, and the other protecting the interests of state bureaucracies using their own image as scientists. Read more

  • Featured Article

    The Mass Production of Redundant, Misleading, and Conflicted Systematic Reviews and Meta-analyses

    John P.A. Ioannidis

    This article investigates the mass production of systematic reviews and meta-analyses, many of which are suboptimal and can be harmful given the prestige and influence these types of studies have acquired. The author proposes several ways to realign biases and vested interests and to better integrate these publications with the primary production of evidence. Read more

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