Expectant mothers can have different delivery experiences depending on the hospital. Where are California's best- and worst-performing hospitals on maternity measures?
For patients considering elective surgery, geography matters. This interactive map presents usage rates across California and highlights unexplained variation for a host of procedures.
Information about cancer care quality in California is lacking. The California Cancer Registry houses important data, which, if linked with other data sources, could help fill the gaps.
Over the last few years, the quality of health care in California has improved on a number of measures. However, significant racial and ethnic disparities persist in some areas.
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.
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.
California can attempt to recoup certain Medi-Cal costs after an enrollee's death. Learn who could be subject to estate recovery and under what circumstances.
Patients should receive the appropriate level of care — no more and no less. But how is that sweet spot determined? This guide helps organizations get started on reducing unwarranted variations in care.
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.
Share of Cost Medi-Cal
County Programs for the Medically Indigent in California
Under Pressure: Front-Line Experiences of Medi-Cal Eligibility Workers
Enrolling in Medi-Cal: The Consumer Experience
Using Tracking Tools to Improve Patient Flow in Hospitals