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.
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.
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.
At the recent California Improvement Network meeting, three health care organizations shared how they are putting P4P programs to work to improve quality and reduce costs.
Social and behavioral factors — such as exposure to violence or tobacco — affect health. An IOM report looks at how these data might be captured in EHRs and used in clinical care.
In-home primary and palliative care serves seriously ill patients where they live. CHCF supports quality measures and reporting standards for the re-emerging house call.
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.
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
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Supporting HIT Adoption
Consumers & Technology
Honoring Patient Wishes