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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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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
May 2022 Maanasa Kona, Jalisa Clark, Megan Houston, Emma Walsh-Alker,
This case study of rural Grant County, New Mexico is the first 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
May 2022 Rachel Block,
Evidence suggests strong primary care is foundational to health system transformation. It can help people lead long, healthy lives and improve health… More
March 2022 Anna Adams, Danielle Peereboom, Marty Williams, Brian Kegley, Richard Shonk, MD, PhD,
Standardization of claims data aggregation, measure alignment, and consistency of goals are important if multipayer primary care transformation is to be expanded and sustainable. More
January 2022 Maanasa Kona, Megan Houston, Nia Gooding,
Read a set of… More
December 2021 Christopher F. Koller,
Does primary care, and by extension all of health care, exist to meet the needs of the community or the individual? More
December 2021 William Golden,
The HCP-LAN can be a pivotal force in reenergizing health care by promoting payment for evidence-based opportunities for better patient-centered operations in organizations large and small. More
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