CHCF works as a catalyst to fulfill the promise of better health care for all Californians. We support ideas and innovations that improve quality, increase efficiency, and lower the costs of care.
People who use cell phones, credit cards, websites, store coupons, and medical devices leave a trail of data that are often harnessed by third parties, sometimes without consumers' knowledge.
CHCF grantee Ed O'Neil argues in Health Affairs that we need to be more creative about educating the next generation of health care professionals.
Which type of Medi-Cal managed care plan does the best job caring for enrollees? A follow-up issue brief compares locally sponsored plans to commercial plans.
The California Legislature held a joint hearing to consider rate regulation of health insurance premiums at which CHCF's Maribeth Shannon testified.
The picture of US health spending in 2012 was restrained. It marks the fourth straight year of historically low growth — only 3.7% — and no increase in health care's share of the economy.
CHCF will fund pairs of payers and providers to develop novel plans for how to deliver and reimburse high-quality, community-based palliative care to patients with serious illness. Applications are due August 8.
A Health Affairs article explores the value big data and clinical analytics could bring to health care, especially under payment reform.
Common visual cues, like a car speedometer, simplify the use of complicated machines. To ease the learning curve for electronic health records (EHR), CHCF supported the development of an interface style guide.
CHCF sponsors a series in the Journal of General Internal Medicine dedicated to new ways of organizing, improving, and delivering quality health care. Series articles are open access.
Select data charts and graphs from CHCF reports to create your own presentation.
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