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Improving population health and health equity by connecting leaders with experience and sound evidence

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The Latest from The Milbank Memorial Fund

  1. Defining the State Role in Primary Care Reform

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  2. It Takes Two to Tango: Creating an Effective State–Federal Partnership for Primary Care Reform

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  3. Language Concordance: The Missing Pillar in Patient-Centered Communication 

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  4. State Opportunities for Health Care Market Oversight: MSLN Post-Briefing Fact Sheet

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  5. To Transparency and Beyond: Snapshots of States Using Cost Growth Targets to Improve Health Care Affordability

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  6. Leadership Program Recruitment Launches

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Latest Milbank Quarterly Issue Released:  March 2024

  1. Early View Perspective

    Regulating Laboratory Tests: What Framework Would Best Support Safety and Validity?

    By:  Caroline Horrow Aaron S. Kesselheim

    The dangers of faulty laboratory tests have been highlighted recently because of reporting on the collapse of Theranos owing to fraudulent claims… More

  2. Early View Original Scholarship

    The Legal Landscape for Opioid Treatment Agreements

    By:  Larisa Svirsky Dana Howard Martin Fried Nathan Richards Nicole Thomas Patricia J. Zettler

    Context: Opioid treatment agreements (OTAs) are documents that clinicians present to patients when prescribing opioids that describe the risks of… More

  3. Early View Original Scholarship

    Changing US Support for Public Health Data Uses through Pandemic and Political Turmoil

    By:  Cason Schmit Brian Larson Thomas Tanabe Mahin Ramezani Qi Zheng Hye-Chung Kum

    Context: Recent legislative privacy efforts have not included special provisions for public health data use. Although past studies documented support… More

  4. From the Editor

    In the March 2024 Issue of the Quarterly

    By:  Alan B. Cohen

    After celebrating the centennial anniversary of the Milbank Quarterly in 2023, we begin the process of plotting the journal’s next century with an… More

  5. Early View Perspective

    Asking MultiCrit Questions: A Reflexive and Critical Framework to Promote Health Data Equity for the Multiracial Population

    By:  Tracy Lam-Hine Sarah Forthal Candice Y. Johnson Helen B. Chin

    Racial inequities in health and well-being began in the United States with colonization and slavery and have persisted as direct consequences of… More

  6. Early View Perspective

    Keeping It Political and Powerful: Defining the Structural Determinants of Health

    By:  Jonathan C. Heller Marjory L. Givens Sheri P. Johnson David A. Kindig

    When the World Health Organization (WHO)’s Commission on the Social Determinants of Health (CSDH) published their framework for the social… More

The Milbank Quarterly Opinion

Measles: Forecasting the Next Decade in the United States

The next decade will be a critical window to prevent measles from regaining a foothold.   More

Without Data Equity, We Will Not Achieve Health Equity

Data equity refers to the production and distribution of high-quality, inclusive, actionable, and accessible data. Improving data equity involves…  More

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice at 60: Lessons Learned in a Time of Vaccine Innovation and Evolution

Six decades after its creation, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices carries vastly expanded responsibilities, and its recommendations carry substantially greater impact.   More

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State Networks and Leadership Programs

  • Milbank State Leadership Network

    The Milbank State Leadership Network is a bipartisan group of state health policy leaders from both the executive and legislative branches.

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  • Emerging Leaders Program

    The Emerging Leaders Program seeks to develop practical, hands-on leadership skills in future senior executive and legislative officials.

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  • Milbank Fellows Program

    The Milbank Fellows Program is a leadership program for executive branch and senior legislative state government leaders committed to improving population health.

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