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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
In early 2023, Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Oregon, and Rhode Island publicly reported on commercial, Medicaid, and Medicare state-level… More
In this Q&A, Jamila Michener, PhD, of Cornell University and Tiffany Ford, MPH, PhD, of the University of Illinois at Chicago discuss their contribution to The Milbank Quarterly’s centennial issue. More
Last month, the Connecticut Office of Health Strategy (OHS) held its first Cost Growth Benchmark Hearing to discuss health care affordability challenges in the state with consumers, employer purchasers, and representatives of the health care industry More
In this Q&A, Kushal T. Kadakia of the Harvard Medical School discusses his contribution to the issue, “The Next Generation of Payment Reforms for Population Health – An Actionable Agenda for 2035 Informed by Past Gains and Ongoing Lessons,” co-authored by Anaeze C. Offodile II of the Rice University Baker Institute for Public Policy. More
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
Over the past century, US health care has become increasingly publicly financed yet investor-owned, according to a recent Milbank Quarterly study. At… 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
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
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