A new Milbank Memorial Fund report, “Aligning Payers and Practices to Transform Primary Care: A Report from the Multi-State Collaborative,” describes the efforts in states to take on the challenges of primary care transformation and payment reform.
NEW IMPACT FACTOR SCORE
The 2013 Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) Impact Factors were recently released—and The Milbank Quarterly had a great year. The ISI impact factor is the industry standard—and measures the number of citations a journal receives...
VIEW FROM HERE: LEARNING CHINESE
By Christopher F. Koller
President of the Milbank Memorial Fund
"Physicians at my hospital are retiring. Younger doctors are exploring opportunities in other regions where they can make more money. I can't recruit new physicians. If my rates from payers don't improve, I won't have any providers to see patients." When I was Health Insurance Commissioner in Rhode Island reviewing proposed rate increases...