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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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September 2023 Katie M. Huber, William K. Bleser, Rebecca G. Whitaker, Karina Vasudeva, Jessye Halvorson, Amanda Van Vleet, Michelle J. Lyn, Robert S. Saunders,
The Healthy Opportunities Pilots is the first comprehensive program in the United States to test the impact of providing select evidence-based, nonmedical
services related to housing, food,
transportation, and interpersonal safety and toxic stress to address
social needs of eligible Medicaid enrollees. More
September 2023 Morgan McDonald,
Representation can make the difference between life or death. Just as “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness” was foundational to the… More
Please see the following materials referenced in our August 2023 meeting: North Dakota Legislative Management Interim Healthcare… More
In this Q&A, Milbank Memorial Fund National Director of Population Health and Health Equity Morgan McDonald, MD, talks with Fred Baldwin, a… More
In a conversation with Milbank Memorial Fund president Christopher Koller, Fatmata Williams, director of medical administration at the Connecticut… More
August 2023 Mary Louise Gilburg,
Research suggests that policing operates as a social determinant of population health and contributes to racial and ethnic health disparities. In… More
Martha Farlow Ryan Schwarz Last April, MassHealth, Massachusetts’ Medicaid agency, launched a value-based payment model for… More
July 2023 Mary Louise Gilburg,
In June, the Tennessee Rural Health Care Task Force formed by Governor Bill Lee and co-chaired by Milbank Memorial Fund National Director of Population Health, Morgan McDonald, MD, and Lifepoint CEO David Dill released a report with 13 evidence-based policy recommendations to improve access to care, recruit and sustain the health care workforce, and address social drivers of health for the state’s rural residents. More
June 2023 Mary Louise Gilburg,
In this Q&A, Roshanak Mehdipanah of the University of Michigan School of Public Health discusses her contribution to the issue, “Without Affordable, Accessible, and Adequate Housing, Health Has No Foundation.” She describes housing through the lenses of affordability, access, and adequacy, and argues that housing is a human right and determinant of health. More
In this Q&A with Ninez Ponce, PhD, MPP, of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Center for Health Policy Research, and Paris “AJ” Adkins-Jackson, PhD, MPH, of the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, we discuss their contribution to the issue, “Making Communities More Visible: Equity-Centered Data to Achieve Health Equity,” coauthored with Riti Shimkhada, PhD, MPH, of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. More
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