The Fund supports networks of state health policy decision makers to help identify, inspire, and inform policy leaders.
The Milbank Memorial Fund supports two state leadership programs for legislative and executive branch state government officials committed to improving population health.
The Fund identifies and shares policy ideas and analysis to advance state health leadership, strong primary care, healthy aging, and sustainable health care costs.
Keep up with news and updates from the Milbank Memorial Fund. And read the latest blogs from our thought leaders, including Fund President Christopher F. Koller.
The Fund publishes The Milbank Quarterly, as well as reports, issues briefs, and case studies on topics important to health policy leaders.
The Milbank Memorial Fund is is a foundation that works to improve population health and health equity.
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By: Alan B. Cohen,
For 100 years, the Milbank Quarterly has been a respected presence among the leading scholarly journals in the fields of public health and health… More
By: Sigall K. Bell, Fabienne Bourgeois, Joe Dong, Alex Gillespie, Long H. Ngo, Tom W. Reader, Eric J. Thomas, Catherine M. DesRoches,
Context: Policy shifts toward health information transparency provide a new opportunity for patients to contribute to diagnostic safety. We… More
By: Denise A. Tyler, Zhanlian Feng, David C. Grabowski, Lawren Bercaw, Micah Segelman, Galina Khatutsky, Joyce Wang, Angela Gasdaska, Melvin J. Inger,
Context: In 2012, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services implemented the Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations Among Nursing… More
By: Sanket S. Dhruva, Marcus A. Bachhuber, Ashwin Shetty, Hayden Guidry, Vinay Guduguntla, Rita F. Redberg,
Ideally, medical care is based on diagnostics and treatments for health conditions that have evidence that their benefits outweigh any potential… More
By: Helen Newton, Jennifer Humensky, Howard Goldman, Susan H. Busch,
Context: Community mental health facilities often do not offer the full range of evidence-based clinical and support services for individuals with… More
By: Alexander D. McCourt, Sarah A. White, Sachini Bandara, Theo Schall, Daisy J. Goodman, Esita Patel, Emma E. McGinty,
Context: Amid increasing drug use among pregnant individuals, legislators have pursued policies intended to reduce substance use during pregnancy.… More
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The Peterson-Milbank Program for Sustainable Health Care Costs advances state-based efforts to make health care more affordable for residents, employers, and states.
The Milbank State Leadership Network is a bipartisan, voluntary, self-governing group of state health policy leaders from both the executive and legislative branches.
The Multipayer Primary Care Network is a voluntary group of leaders who are representatives of state- or region-based, multipayer, primary care transformation initiatives.
The Emerging Leaders Program seeks to develop practical, hands-on leadership skills in future senior executive and legislative officials.
The Milbank Fellows Program (MFP) is a one-year leadership program for executive branch and senior legislative state government leaders committed to improving population health in their communities.
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