Innovations for the Underserved Program
Good quality health care can be expensive and hard to find for underserved Californians. We support and invest in innovations that expand access and lower the cost of care for individuals and society.
At CHCF's Innovation Showcase, entrepreneurs shared with payers and providers 12 new ways to deliver mental and behavioral health care in safety-net settings.
CHCF invests in Seamless Medical Systems, whose software enables patients to enter demographics, clinical history, and more on an iPad, eliminating most paper forms.
A pilot project looks to leverage online learning to teach chronic pain sufferers new behaviors, such as relaxation training and medication tracking, in order to cope with their symptoms.
Diabetic retinopathy is a real-world problem that can benefit from a simulation-based solution. Join the Kaggle competition to develop an automated detection program. Entries are due July 20.
Accelerators aim to nurture health care entrepreneurs and startup companies until they can compete in the marketplace. To survive in a tough environment, they are starting to specialize.
New payment models are encouraging a shift from visit- to value-based reimbursement. A report from the Center for Connected Health Policy examines how this shift could increase telehealth adoption. See the Report
Mission investing enables foundations and other organizations to invest in for-profit and nonprofit organizations that do work with a positive social impact. A new Q&A series explores how. Mission Investing