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Capturing the Whole Person

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.

Capturing Social Behavioral Domains EHRs

Quality Measures at Home

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.

Optimizing Quality Home Care

Gather Round

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.

Gather Round Culture EOL

Palliative Care Up Close

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.

Up Close Field Guide Palliative

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Program Goals & Objectives

To improve clinical outcomes and quality of life for Californians with chronic disease.

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