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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
Jul 19, 2018
In Chicago, they are preventing lead poisoning in young children. In Chatham County, Georgia, they are building a continuity of care system for jail inmates, and in Washington State, they are using multiple data sets to coordinate care for dual-eligibles. Meet the winners of the inaugural Milbank Memorial Fund and AcademyHealth State and Local Innovation Prize, developed to recognize state … Read more
Jun 14, 2018 | Christopher F. Koller, President
Maryland—the land of crabs, the Chesapeake Bay, loyal Orioles fans, and a 1970s era hospital rate-setting scheme that nobody ever got around to unwinding—vaulted to the top of the interest list for pointy-headed health policy types in 2013 when officials renegotiated the terms of their agreement with Medicare. Read more
A multidisciplinary journal of population health and health policy
Paula M. Lantz, George Miller, Corwin N. Rhyan, Sara Rosenbaum, Leighton Ku, Samantha Iovan
Researchers modeled the potential impact of an evidence-based multicomponent childhood asthma intervention among low-income children enrolled in Medicaid in Detroit. They found significant potential for Pay for Success, although there are administrative and payment challenges. Federal-level policy and guidance could help. Read more
Kayte Spector-Bagdady, Paul A. Lombardo
This study sheds light on the US Public Health Service’s Guatemala STD experiments of the 1940s. The 1,300 people who had been intentionally exposed to pathogens in the experiments also played a role as unknowing secondary research subjects in biospeciman experiments that continued until at least 1957, write study authors Kayte Spector-Bagdady and Paul A. Lombardo from the University of Michigan and Georgia State University College of Law, who analyzed historical documents from that period. Read more
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Three Projects Receive Inaugural State and Local Innovation Prize
July 19, 2018
Bundling, Benchmarking, and Beyond: Paying for Value in Home- and Community-Based Services
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