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.
We focus on a number of topic areas identified by state health policy leaders as important to population health.
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 and issues briefs 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
On the campaign stump, Donald J. Trump often spoke about his trillion-dollar plan to “transform America’s crumbling infrastructure into a golden opportunity for accelerated economic growth and … Read more
Our op-ed section features some of the best minds currently working to improve the public’s health.
Benjamin D. Sommers, Caitlin L. McMurtry, Robert J. Blendon, John M. Benson, Justin M. Sayde
While the Affordable Care Act reduced the number of uninsured Americans to historic lows and has particularly benefited lower-income families and minorities, insurance expansion on its own was not enough to bring about health care equity. Researchers found that lack of health insurance only explains a small to moderate portion of the disparities in health care access, affordability, and quality. Read more
Mark Schlesinger, Rachel Grob
When it comes to medical care, patients and the public often think that more is better. Yet, it’s well-documented that as much as 30% of US health care may be unnecessary, including tests that are used too often and treatments that are prescribed too quickly. This study offers fresh insight into how Americans think about “value” in health care. Read more
Julia Adler-Milstein, Eric Pfeifer
Christoph Pross, Alexander Geissler, Reinhard Busse
James C. Robinson