The Milbank Memorial Fund is an endowed operating foundation that publishes The Milbank Quarterly, commissions projects, and convenes state health policy decision makers on issues they identify as important to population health.
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The Center for Evidence-based Policy at Oregon Health & Science University is a national leader in evidence-based decision making and policy design.
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We publish The Milbank Quarterly, as well as reports, issues briefs, and case studies on topics important to population health.
A multidisciplinary journal of population health and health policy
Alan B. Cohen
Christopher F. Koller
2-year Impact Factor: 6.0
Journal Citation Reports® 2017 Rankings: 2/79 (Health Policy & Services); 2/94 (Health Care Sciences & Services)
5-year Impact Factor: 7.194
I began reminiscing about my Gilbert and Sullivan experience during last summer’s confounding game of musical chairs played by various members of the US Congress, occupants of the Oval Office and West Wing, and policymakers of all stripes and sizes seeking to gut the Affordable Care Act of 2010… Read more
Our op-ed section features some of the best minds currently working to improve the public’s health.
Gilbert Gonzales, Carrie Henning-Smith
Using data from a large multistate sample to compare barriers to care between cisgender, transgender, and gender nonconforming adults, researchers found that transgender and gender nonconforming adults experience barriers to health care for a variety of reasons, including discrimination, health insurance policies, employment, and public policy, or lack of awareness among health care providers on transgender-related health issues. Read more
Colleen Grogan, Sunngeun (Ethan) Park
Studies of Medicaid’s policy evolution over time note its surprising resilience to retrenchment. The surprise is based on its origins and the fact that most means-tested programs in the United States are stigmatizing. Today, over 60% of Americans are connected to the Medicaid program: either they, a family member, or a close friend has benefited from the program. This raises a crucial question: has Medicaid pivoted closer to politics resembling a middle-class entitlement program? If so, Medicaid would no longer be stigmatized, and, regardless of political partisanship, people connected to the program would fight to protect its benefits. Read more
Eytan Ellenberg, Mark I. Taragin, Jay R. Hoffman, Osnat Cohen, Daniella Luft-Afik, Zvia Bar-On, Ishay Ostfeld
Yukiko Asada, Hannah Abel, Chris Skedgel, Grace Warner
Jeremy Veillard, Krycia Cowling, Asaf Bitton, Hannah Ratcliffe, Meredith Kimball, Shannon Barkley, Laure Mercereau, Ethan Wong, Chelsea Taylor, Lisa R. Hirschhorn, Hong Wang