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,
In the June issue of the Quarterly, I recounted how the Milbank Memorial Fund, publisher of The Milbank Quarterly, confronted its role in the… More
By: Rachel Tobey, James Maxwell, Eric Turer, Erin Singer, Zoe Lindenfeld, Robert S. Nocon, Allison Coleman, Joshua Bolton, Hank Hoang, Alek Sripipatana, Elbert S. Huang,
Context: Efforts are ongoing to advance value-based payment (VBP), and health centers serve as essential access points to comprehensive primary care… More
By: Mitchell Tang, Michael E. Chernew, Ateev Mehrotra,
For years, telehealth has been touted as a potentially transformative technology that will increase health care access and efficiency. Although the use of telehealth already was growing, the pandemic drove a dramatic expansion. More
By: Kushal T. Kadakia, Celynne A. Balatbat, Albert L. Siu, I. Glenn Cohen, Consuelo H. Wilkins, Victor J. Dzau, Anaeze C. Offodile,
In 2019, US hospitals accounted for 36 million admissions and $1.2 trillion in spending (31% of national health expenditures). More
By: Barron H. Lerner, Graham Curtiss-Rowlands,
The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) 2009 decision on breast cancer screening for women in their forties produced a vehemently negative outcry. More
By: Maria Bargeman, Julia Abelson, Gillian Mulvale, Anne Niec, Ania Theuer,
Context: Increased recognition of the epidemiology of trauma and its impact on individuals within and across human service delivery systems has… 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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