The Fund supports networks of state health policy decision makers to help identify, inspire, and inform policy leaders.
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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The Fund publishes The Milbank Quarterly, as well as reports, issues briefs, and case studies on topics important to health policy leaders.
The Milbank Memorial Fund is is a foundation that works to improve population health and health equity.
The Milbank Memorial Fund has published The Milbank Quarterly, a peer-reviewed journal of population health and health policy since 1923. It has commissioned and published reports since early in the last century and, beginning in the early 1990s, published a series called Milbank Reports. From 1999 to 2013, the Fund co-published with the University of California Press a series of books titled California/Milbank Books on Health and the Public. The Fund currently publishes reports, issue briefs (shorter papers), case studies, and Milbank-supported reports, reports published with partner organizations.
November 2023 Maanasa Kona, Jalisa Clark, Emma Walsh-Alker,
In a series of five case studies (Grant County, New Mexico; Baltimore City, Maryland; Columbia County, Arkansas; Detroit, Michigan; and Kanawha County, West Virginia), we investigated the impact of policy initiatives that target primary care access at a local level. More
September 2023 Katie M. Huber, William K. Bleser, Rebecca G. Whitaker, Karina Vasudeva, Jessye Halvorson, Amanda Van Vleet, Michelle J. Lyn, Robert S. Saunders,
The Healthy Opportunities Pilots is the first comprehensive program in the United States to test the impact of providing select evidence-based, nonmedical
services related to housing, food,
transportation, and interpersonal safety and toxic stress to address
social needs of eligible Medicaid enrollees. More
September 2023 Jane L. Tavares, Marc A. Cohen,
Policy Points Managed care may represent a promising pathway for increasing the number of people with a usual source of care and helping to… More
June 2023 Emily Hawes, Jacob Rains, Candice Chen, Erin Fraher,
The Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education program is a model designed to align health workforce training with population health needs. More
March 2023 Robin L. Davison, Katherine L. Gudiksen, Alexandra D. Montague, Jaime S. King,
State health care market oversight programs, like Oregon’s, can serve as important complements to antitrust enforcement as these programs can review transactions of various sizes, examine the cumulative effects of small transactions on markets, and evaluate transactions across a much wider array of factors beyond just antitrust implications. More
February 2023 Yalda Jabbarpour, Stephen Petterson, Anuradha Jetty, Hoon Byun,
The first national primary care scorecard, co-funded by the Milbank Memorial Fund and The Physicians Foundation, finds a chronic lack of adequate support for the implementation of high-quality primary care across the United States. More
While the workforce measures in this report are focused on primary care, the training measures are focused on all physician trainees as recommended by… More
Sustained, personal relationships between patients, their families, and their primary care team are considered foundational to high-quality primary… More
From 2010 to 2020, the percentage of total health care spending allocated to primary care has been low, and little progress has been made over time.… More
Many areas of the country face a shortfall of primary care physicians. The availability of primary care physicians is an important component of… More
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