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.
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The Fund publishes The Milbank Quarterly, as well as reports, issues briefs, and case studies on topics important to health policy leaders.
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John Kitzhaber, MD, is a former emergency physician, state legislator, and three-term governor of Oregon. He is the author the Oregon Health Plan, which built a defined benefit based on a prioritized list of health service. He is also a chief architect of Oregon’s Coordinated Care Organizations, which now provide care to a million Oregonians within a global budget indexed to a sustainable growth rate, while meeting rigorous quality and outcome metrics. In 2013, Modern Healthcare magazine ranked Kitzhaber number two on their list of the “100 Most Influential People in Health Care” and number one on the list of the “50 Most Influential Physician Executives.” Kitzhaber is currently a writer, speaker, and private consultant on health policy and politics—and holds the Chair in Health Policy at the Foundation for Medical Excellence. April 2019
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