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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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In a Q&A with health journalist Katti Gray, Dr. Derek Griffith and Dr. Andrew Anderson discussed their research and proposed remedies to improve trust in health systems. More
Tenacious. Pragmatic. Undaunted. A bulldog on value. These are just a handful of the ways people in Washington State explain Rep. Eileen Cody’s spectacular success at health care reform. More
We are pleased to present our top 10 most-read Milbank Quarterly articles of 2022. More
Join a one-hour webinar on Wednesday, January 19, 2023, at 2 p.m. ET, about a forthcoming Peterson-Milbank Program for Sustainable Health Care Costs playbook for implementing a health care cost growth target. More
The COVID pandemic highlighted weaknesses in the US health care system that continue to affect the access to, and the equity and quality of, health, social, and long-term services. Our top 10 most-read publications of 2022 (not including Milbank Quarterly articles) covered policy approaches to these gaps, including coordinated state plans to strengthen the direct care workforce; federal action to improve nursing facility quality; policies to bolster primary care for underserved populations; and two states’ approaches to connecting residents with social supports. More
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
Concerns about the affordability of health care have been increasing over time and will be exacerbated in the short run by high rates of inflation… More
Next month, Richard Gottfried, chair of the New York State Assembly’s health committee, will retire after 52 years of service as a legislator. In a Q&A with Milbank Memorial Fund’s Kate McEvoy, Rep. Gottfried reflects on his career and the importance of borrowing good ideas from other states through groups like Milbank’s network of state policymakers. Rep. Gottfried also discusses how he has worked across the aisle, mentored new legislators, and what he sees as today’s urgent health policy challenges. More
Last June, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health requested input from the public — including providers, payers, purchasers, advocates researchers, and others — about the federal government’s role in strengthening primary health care. More
Susan Kansagra, MD, North Carolina’s State Health Officer and Director of the North Carolina Division of Public Health, spoke with the Milbank Memorial Fund about North Carolina’s coordinated monkeypox public health response and her advice for state officials. More
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