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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.
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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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
February 2022 Kate McEvoy,
I am not a fan of football. There, I said it. This is a constant embarrassment for my wife, who is and tries gamely to feed me tidbits of information… More
February 2022 Sarah Reber, Cyrus Kosar,
Making vaccination convenient and free is critical, but effective strategies to address vaccine hesitancy in the long run will need to build trust in ways that are tailored to particular communities, especially among certain communities of color that have faced historical and ongoing racism in the medical system and beyond. More
February 2022 Christopher F. Koller,
“Heaven… I’m in heaven,
And my heart beats so that I can hardly speak.
And I seem to find the happiness I seek,
When we’re out together dancing… More
June 2021 Martha Hostetter, Sarah Klein,
Moving 211 into the Indiana’s Family and Social Services Administration has given Hoosiers a single point of entry to a wide range of services and supports. It has also offered state leaders a better understanding of the unmet needs of residents and enabled them to better coordinate between state agencies and community-based organizations. More
May 2021 Christopher F. Koller,
Like one of those impressive but forlorn polar bears pacing back and forth on a shrinking ice floe, much of primary care practice seems trapped in a fee-for-service payment system that’s bobbing in the ever-expanding sea of our health care economy. More
March 2021 Jackson Griggs,
During the COVID-19 pandemic, population-level health behavior modification has been the key to curbing viral transmission. But behavior change is… More
February 2021 Marilyn Cabrera, Adam Lustig,
During the spring of 2020, Americans were urged to work from home, wear masks, practice social distancing, and take other precautions against the… More
February 2021 Christopher F. Koller,
Journalist, physician, and relentless advocate for civil rights and social justice, H. Jack Geiger pioneered the development of the nation’s community health centers, which now serve 1 in 13 people in the country. More
February 2021 Michael Fine,
H. Jack Geiger’s ability to recognize communities as central to health, and to strengthen communities so they could nurture all of us, lives on in Central Falls, Rhode Island, and in thousands of communities across the nation and the world. More
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