Health Care Almanac
The CHCF Almanac regularly publishes data and analysis on California's health care market.
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Health care providers continue to face financial challenges while the economy is contracting. Reports in this section provide financial and utilization data on hospitals and health systems, community clinics, physicians, and long term care facilities.
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The number of elderly residents in California is expected to balloon in the next 30 years. Will the long term care system be able to care for the state's aging population?
A growing number of Californians are being sent to ambulatory surgery centers for a wide variety of procedures, yet little is known about the care they deliver because reporting is not required.
California's health care safety net is a complex web of programs and providers that serve low-income, uninsured residents. See a snapshot before health reform takes full effect.
California's acute care hospitals experienced capacity changes between 2001 and 2010. Most have adjusted to economic stresses and many have improved their financial status.
Community clinics, which serve California's neediest people, are growing in revenue, patients served, and staff. This CHCF Almanac report provides a checkup on clinics' financial health.
More than 400,000 health care jobs have been added in the state over the last decade. Five Almanac guides explore selected health professions, providing data on wages, education, and workplaces.
Nursing, the largest health profession in California, faces expanding responsibilities for care and an aging workforce. This Almanac snapshot examines nurse supply, education, and demographics.
This report looks at California's physicians in terms of supply relative to population, the types of patients served, physician demographics, education and training, compensation, and other factors.