September 2019  (Volume 97)

From the Editor

Opinion

Our Opinion section features some of the best minds currently working to improve the public’s health.

Milbank Quarterly Classics

  • Organizing Care for Patients With Chronic Illness Revisited

    Edward H. Wagner

    This month, The Milbank Quarterly introduces a new series of Milbank Quarterly Classics. These were landmark articles when originally published by the journal over the course of its 97-year history that continue to resonate today with lessons for contemporary policymakers and practitioners. We are first recognizing “Organizing Care for Patients with Chronic Illness,” a 1996 article by Edward Wagner, Brian Austin, and Michael Von Korff that outlined a chronic care model for treating individuals with chronic illnesses.  More

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    Reflections on the Chronic Care Model—23 Years Later

    Donald M. Berwick

    Donald Berwick, president emeritus and senior fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, reflects on the chronic care model’s role in health care delivery as the gold standard for managing chronically ill patients.  More

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