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The Milbank Memorial Fund is an endowed operating foundation that aims to improve population health by connecting leaders and decision makers with the best available evidence and experience. It does this work by:
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.
Continuously published since 1923, The Milbank Quarterly features peer-reviewed original research, policy review, and analysis from academics, clinicians, and policymakers.
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Christopher F. Koller
2-year Impact Factor: 4.195 Journal Citation Reports® 2019 Rankings: 6/87 (Health Policy & Services); 12/102 (Health Care Sciences & Services) 5-year Impact Factor: 7.290
Early View Original Scholarship
By: Dolly RZ Theis, Martin White,
Context: In England, the majority of adults, and more than a quarter of children aged 2 to 15 years live with obesity or excess weight. From 1992 to… More
Early View Perspective
By: Edward L. Schor,
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By: Jon Kingsdale,
COVID‐19 highlights one of the major problems with America’s hybrid arrangement for financing health care. While the Affordable Care Act (ACA)… More
By: Lauren A. Taylor, Elena Byhoff,
Context: Recent health policies incentivize health care providers to collaborate with community‐based organizations (CBOs), such as food pantries… More
Early View Milbank Quarterly Classics
By: Stephen M. Shortell,
In 1999, Walter Leutz wrote a seminal article in The Milbank Quarterly on the need for and ways to better integrate medical and social services.1 He… More
By: Jane M. Zhu, Ruth Rowland, Rose Gunn, Sarah E. Gollust, David T. Grande,
Context: Consumer engagement early in the process of health care policymaking may improve the effectiveness of program planning and implementation,… More
By: Frederick J. Zimmerman,
The United States is failing in population health. Life expectancy in the United States is falling for the first time since reliable mortality records… More
By: Reidar K. Lie, Franklin G. Miller,
More than 100 vaccine candidates are now in development to prevent infection from SARS-CoV2 or serious disease from COVID-19; many have entered… More
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It may be possible for the new Biden administration to advance major changes in Medicare policy, although it will have to do so by improving upon the existing program, given the Democrats’ slim majorities in Congress. The top priority, say John E. McDonough of the Harvard School of Public Health and Sherry Glied of New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, should be addressing the shortfall in the Medicare Hospital Insurance Trust Fund.
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The Milbank Quarterly is pleased to present compilations of research articles, perspectives, and scholarly opinions published during the past two years. All articles are open access through December 2020.
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