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.
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.
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.
It is not always easy for providers and patients to make treatment decisions jointly. A new California Improvement Network report shares some effective strategies.
A CHCF design challenge sought solutions to help patients take an active role in recognizing, chronicling, and sharing information about hurdles in their lives that affect their health.
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.
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.
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