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.
How to spur people to talk about their preferences for care when faced with a serious illness? Dr. Angelo Volandes creates videos that help patients understand their options.
Sandra Shewry, director of CHCF's state health policy office in Sacramento, launches her new blog with a post on how the California Cancer Registry might be re-engineered.
CHCF's Stephanie Teleki argues that to improve the quality of cancer care, advocates need to lead the fight for better data.
For patients considering elective surgery, geography matters. This interactive map presents usage rates across California and highlights unexplained variation for a host of procedures.
Expectant mothers can have different delivery experiences depending on the hospital. Where are California's high- and low-performing hospitals on maternity measures?
Applying for health insurance under the ACA is a challenge. Help is standing by for Californians trying to navigate their way to enrollment.
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.
Select data charts and graphs from CHCF reports to create your own presentation.
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