Funder’s Forum: The Commonwealth Fund: A conversation with David Blumenthal

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. The fund carries out this mandate by supporting independent research on health care issues and making grants to improve health care practice and policy. Foundation Center asked David Blumenthal, M.D., its president:

How did the Commonwealth Fund arrive at its current funding strategies and what strategies have been helpful in pursuing its program areas?

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