Health Policy Consultant, Michael Best Strategies
Karen E. Timberlake is senior advisor at Michael Best Strategies LLC, where she focuses on shared value consulting, sustainable community development, and health system innovation. Before joining Michael Best Strategies, Karen was the Director of the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and an Associate Professor at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health. She previously served as Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and as Director of the Office of State Employment Relations.
Although we are in the relatively “quiet time” between partisan primaries and the November general election, we need your vote one more time to approve new Health Policy Resolutions for The Alliance. We promise no TV ads – just some emails and this brief blog post.
Summer 2018 brings the conclusion of the state legislative process in both Wisconsin and Illinois. This is a good time to recap the major discussions and developments in health policy that Michael Best Strategies has been following for The Alliance.
Prescription drugs are often singled out for blame on the rising cost of health care. Do the critics have their facts right? And if so, what can employers and policymakers do about it?