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Inventory of International Organizations: Other

Commonwealth Fund

Location: New York, New York, and Washington, D.C.
Website: www.commonwealthfund.org
Tel.: 212-606-3800
Organization Leadership: Karen Davis (212-606-3825), President

Mandate

The Commonwealth Fund is a private foundation that aims to promote a high performing health care system that achieves better access, improved quality, and greater efficiency, particularly for society’s most vulnerable, including low-income people, the uninsured, minority Americans, young children, and elderly adults.”

Activities

“The Fund carries out this mandate by supporting independent research on health care issues and making grants to improve health care practice and policy. An international program in health policy is designed to stimulate innovative policies and practices in the United States and other industrialized countries.”

Primary Focus

Operations management

Research Capacity

In-house

Research Interest

Health Economics
Research and Modelling
Operations
Management
Health Human
Resources
No Yes Yes

Relevant Research

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Key Findings

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