Better Chronic Disease Care Program
Half of all Californians live with at least one chronic condition. Good ideas on how to improve their care and quality of life can spread across the health care system. We work to make that happen.
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.
Integrating palliative care into benefit designs, reimbursement policies, and care management can be daunting for payers. A summary of examples and best practices helps point the way.
A new study shows that people who requested comfort measures only at the end of life, and documented those preferences with POLST, had their wishes honored.
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.
Providers are now allowed to prescribe controlled substances electronically, but few do. CHCF sought to understand the challenges and barriers to doing so.
Enhancing the patient experience in community health centers requires a fully engaged, supported, and empowered staff. The PEAC project produced strategies for lasting change.
This multimedia presentation shows how leaders from five California public hospital systems traveled the country to learn how to apply the Lean management model to improve patient care.
To improve clinical outcomes and quality of life for Californians with chronic disease.
Clinic Operations & Performance
Other Clinic Services
Models of Care
Data Exchange & Privacy
Supporting HIT Adoption
Consumers & Technology
Honoring Patient Wishes