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.
The Milbank Memorial Fund is is a foundation that works to improve population health and health equity.
The Peterson-Milbank Program for Sustainable Health Care Costs advances state-led efforts to make health care more affordable for residents,… More
In their contribution to The Milbank Quarterly centennial anniversary issue, Bianca Frogner, Davis G. Patterson, and Susan M. Skillman of the University of Washington School of Medicine discuss how the population health workforce, which spans clinical care, public health, and social services, has been defined. More
In her contribution to The Milbank Quarterly centennial anniversary issue, Natasha V. Pilkauskas discusses what the evidence shows about the role of different types of income support policies in children’s health, highlighting considerations for policymakers—and the many unanswered research questions that remain. More
In celebration of its 100th anniversary, The Milbank Quarterly has published The Future of Population Health: Challenges and Opportunities, a special issue of 36 articles by a diverse set of leading and emerging scholars. More
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
Morgan F. McDonald, MD, has been named the Milbank Memorial Fund’s National Director of Population Health and Health Equity Leadership. More
In conversation with Milbank Memorial Fund former program officer Kate McEvoy, Della Au Belatti, Hawaii State Representative, and Vincent Pinkney, Deputy Director of Managed Care Operations for Tennessee’s state Medicaid agency,
discuss the communities where they grew up, how they work with people with different origin stories, and mentors who have shaped their leadership styles. More
Health care cost growth targets, benchmarks for per capita total health care spending, are gaining national attention as one of many tools that can address high health care spending in the US. More
Underinvestment, Workforce Shortages, and Lack of Research Funding Threaten the Future of America’s Primary Care
February 22, 2023 — The first… More
The Milbank Memorial Fund has received a new grant from the Peterson Center on Healthcare to drive innovative healthcare affordability research at the state level, building on existing work through the Peterson-Milbank Program for Sustainable Health Care Costs. More
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