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.
For patients considering elective surgery, geography matters. This interactive map presents usage rates across California and highlights unexplained variation for a host of procedures.
Information about cancer care quality in California is lacking. The California Cancer Registry houses important data, which, if linked with other data sources, could help fill the gaps.
Hear about Oregon's successful implementation and the benefits and options for California to create a registry for POLST forms, which communicate patient preferences for treatment.
Over the last few years, the quality of health care in California has improved on a number of measures. However, significant racial and ethnic disparities persist in some areas.
When the end of life is near, patients and their families make care decisions that express their culture and values. This research, based on in-depth interviews with families, offers insights for health care providers.
A key measure of coverage affordability is the relative burden of health care costs on families. Our ACA 411 data center tracks changes to this measure over time. High Cost Burden
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It is not always easy for providers and patients to make treatment decisions jointly. A new California Improvement Network report shares some effective strategies. QPR
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