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The California Department of Public Health, with funding from CHCF's Free the Data initiative, has launched an online portal for health data that can be freely used and shared.
Many health care consumers are unaware they are creating a trail of data that can be combined with other personal information, author Jane Sarasohn-Kahn warns in a Health Affairs GrantWatch blog post.
The California Legislature held a joint hearing to consider rate regulation of health insurance premiums at which CHCF's Maribeth Shannon testified.
A Health Affairs article explores the value big data and clinical analytics could bring to health care, especially under payment reform.
The picture of US health spending in 2012 was restrained. It marks the fourth straight year of historically low growth — only 3.7% — and no increase in health care's share of the economy.
CHCF grantee Ed O'Neil argues in Health Affairs that we need to be more creative about educating the next generation of health care professionals.
The California Joint Replacement Registry collects and shares data on hip and knee replacements in California. A new progress report highlights findings from the first two years of data collection. Joint Registry
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