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

What’s New

  • Milbank Memorial Fund Hiring New Communications Director

    Dec 4, 2018

    The Fund is hiring a new communications director. The director, a critical part of the Fund’s team, oversees all aspects of the Fund’s communications efforts. He/she will develop and execute the Fund’s communications plan, ensuring that all communications are consistent with the Fund’s strategic direction, are of the highest editorial and design quality, and reach the Fund’s target … Read more

Blog: The View from Here

  • Dear Governor – About Those Statements on Health Care Affordability

    Nov 27, 2018 | Christopher F. Koller, President

    Dear Newly-elected Governor: Congratulations on your victory on November 6th and for assembling successful campaign messages that resonated with so many in your state. Now about those statements on health care affordability. You are one of 19 new governors this year and I hope you and your colleagues did not overcommit yourselves on health care when you were out on the campaign trail. In … Read more

  • Early View

    From the Editor

    To Our Readers and Authors

    November 2018 | Alan B. Cohen

    In an Early View Editor’s Letter, Alan B. Cohen, new editor of The Milbank Quarterly shares insight into the journal’s future editorial direction. Throughout its 95-year history, the Quarterly has been and continues to be regarded as one of the premier journals in its field, known for having published numerous seminal articles that remain classics in the literature today. Read more

  • Early View

    Original Scholarship

    The Generation of Integration: The Early Experience of Implementing Bundled Care in Ontario, Canada

    November 2018 | Gayathri Embuldeniya, Maritt Kirst, Kevin Walker, Walter P. Wodchis

    Integrated health care models counter fragmented health care delivery and rising system costs by bundling services and encouraging interprofessional and interorganizational collaboration. While research has been conducted on the facilitators and challenges of integration, less is known about how integration is generated. This qualitative study looks at on-the-ground integration strategies in 6 programs in Ontario that each comprised multiple hospital and community partners to implement bundled care. Integration was generated through the successful production of connectivity and consensus. Read more

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