Market & Policy Monitor Program
Good information is the foundation for good decisionmaking. We provide reliable data and analysis on cost and quality for policymakers, the industry, and the public, to improve care.
How do cancer patients find where to get the best treatment? CHCF's Stephanie Teleki looks at the knowledge gaps and discusses how CHCF is working to close them.
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.
Sharing patients' information with third-party vendors can result in privacy breaches. Manatt investigated how vendors comply with HIPAA health privacy and security requirements. See the Manatt Report
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.
A Health Affairs article explores the value big data and clinical analytics could bring to health care, especially under payment reform.
What is the story you want to tell with your health data? This guide offers examples and tools for creating compelling data visualizations.
To promote greater transparency and accountability in California's health care system.