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.
Overuse of prescription opioids has led to high rates of addiction and even death. Health care leaders discussed how to manage the use of high-dose opioids in the safety net.
Data maps contrast the estimated need for palliative care with the uneven availability of hospital and community programs in California.
Complex care management programs can help patients while minimizing unnecessary cost — but only if matched with the patients most likely to benefit from these services.
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.
Five California public hospitals are integrating Lean management techniques at every level to improve performance. Case studies highlight their progress and lessons learned.
Health plans rely on care coordinators and case managers to meet the social and medical needs of patients with complex conditions. Learn how plans invest in training to keep staff in these roles committed and sharp.
Palliative care is taking root to serve people with advanced illness in clinics and homes. Over 20 community-based programs in California share their promising practices.
To improve clinical outcomes and quality of life for Californians with chronic disease.
Clinic Operations & Performance
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Models of Care
Data Exchange & Privacy
Supporting HIT Adoption
Consumers & Technology
Honoring Patient Wishes