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Lessons From the Front Line: The Massachusetts Experience of the Role of Public Health in Health Care Reform

Auerbach, John MBA

Section Editor(s): Baker, Edward L. MD, MPH; Column Editor

Journal of Public Health Management and Practice: September/October 2013 - Volume 19 - Issue 5 - p 488–491
doi: 10.1097/PHH.0b013e318299f5ef
The Management Moment

This column summarizes 5 most important lessons learned from Massachusetts' experience of the role of public health in health care reform.

Institute on Urban Health Research and Practice, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts.

Correspondence: John Auerbach, MBA, The Institute on Urban Health Research and Practice, 360 Huntington Ave, Bostan, MA 02115 (

Support for this article was provided by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

The author declares no conflicts of interest.

© 2013 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.