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.
On the road to health IT adoption and use, California physicians, hospitals, and community health centers have made progress since 2005. Also read consumer perspectives on the topic.
Protecting patients' personal health information is key. This report describes the matrix of federal and California laws that protect their information and address any breaches.
Trends in end-of-life care show that not only does the care given vary widely from region to region and hospital to hospital, but also patients often don't get the care they prefer. What can be done?
Oncologists are increasingly aware of the benefits of palliative care, but starting a program can be a challenge. CHCF is funding five California practices to join a national learning collaborative that will pave the way.
A new California Improvement Network report shares examples of organizations expanding the roles of frontline staff, including medical assistants, to provide more effective and less costly care. QPR
Long term services available to seniors and people with disabilities vary depending on where they live. This report offers an overview of supportive housing options for them.
Patients increasingly want to access their health data and contact their doctors online; portals enable both. A new resource center helps community health centers implement patient portals. Patient Portals
Clinic Operations & Performance
Other Clinic Services
Models of Care
Consumers & Technology
Data Exchange & Privacy
Supporting HIT Adoption
Honoring Patient Wishes
To improve clinical outcomes and quality of life for Californians with chronic disease.