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  • Rhode Island: A Most-Improved State in Health Performance

    Sep 11, 2019 | Michelle Alletto, Marie Ganim

    Rhode Island improved on more health system performance indicators tracked over time than any other state in the latest Commonwealth Fund State Scorecard on Health System Performance Scorecard. In a new post copublished today by the Milbank Memorial Fund and the Commonwealth Fund, Milbank Memorial Fund Program Officer Michelle Alletto and Rhode Island Health Insurance Commissioner Marie Ganim examine how Rhode Island made such strides. Read more

States Tackling Health Care System Transformation with Federal Support

In the first of a new Milbank Memorial Fund series, Research Into Practice, Jennifer Lloyd et al. discuss three Milbank Quarterly articles that address whether state government is an effective agent for transforming health care systems within the United States. The brief is the first in a series that aims to make the research findings from Milbank Quarterly studies and their policy implications more accessible to policymakers and practitioners.

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