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The Milbank Memorial Fund supports two state leadership programs for legislative and executive branch state government officials committed to improving population health.
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April 2023 Dan Vizzini, Beth Church, Pam Curtis,
This report summarizes observations from interviews with members of the Colorado Multi-Payer Collaborative (MPC), state and federal collaborators, and health care practitioners who participated in primary care transformation initiatives undertaken by the MPC. More
April 2023 Mary Louise Gilburg,
Join the the Milbank Memorial Fund and the California Health Care Foundation (CHCF) for a virtual webinar for state officials that will use state examples to describe key decisions and trade-offs to take into consideration when developing measurement and reporting methodologies for primary care investment. More
March 2023 Christopher F. Koller,
How does the national primary care scorecard play in the heart of Texas? More
Join the Milbank Memorial Fund and the Physicians Foundation for the virtual release of the first national scorecard on the health of US primary care. The inaugural report provides a long overdue measurement tool to track the implementation of high-quality primary care nationwide. More
January 2023 Mary Louise Gilburg,
In January 2023, the Primary Care Collaborative (PCC) launched the State Primary Care Investment Hub in partnership with the Milbank Memorial Fund to provide information and analysis about primary care investment at the state-level to advocates, researchers, and state officials interested in reorienting state health systems and primary care. More
December 2022 Kate McEvoy,
This conversation with Colorado State Senator Cleave Simpson and North Dakota State Health Officer Nizar Wehbi, MD, is the first in a series focused on policymaker “origin stories”—and how their backgrounds have influenced and inspired their public service. More
October 2022 Daniel Porreca, Niam Yaraghi,
This study found that in 2020, membership in CPC+ and a health information exchange platform together led to a 24.1% reduction in hospital admission rate and a 21.0% reduction in outpatient surgery. It also reduced the length of stay in hospitals by 32.7% and the readmission rate by 30.4%. More
August 2022 Maanasa Kona, Jalisa Clark, Megan Houston, Emma Walsh-Alker,
This case study of Baltimore City, Maryland, is the second in a series of case studies designed to assess the effectiveness of various policy initiatives to expand access to primary care in a region, particularly for underserved populations. More
June 2022 Pam Curtis, Dan Vizzini, Beth Church,
With support from the Center for Evidence-based Policy, the MPC developed this Framework for Integration of Whole-Person Care (adapted from the work of Thomas Bodenheimer and colleagues). The Framework provides a roadmap for primary care practices as they seek to provide advanced levels of care, including the integration of behavioral and social health, and it prepares them to receive more advanced models of payment. More
The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the critical role that primary care plays in guarding the health and well-being of all people. As a result, an… More
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