With the help of technical experts, five California community clinics explored strategic restructuring options to enhance their sustainability.
Testing the Waters: Five California Clinics Explore Strategic Restructuring (594 K)
To help clinics explore strategies for greater sustainability, CHCF launched an initiative that provided technical assistance to clinics interested in strategic restructuring. The five participating clinics included North County Health Services in San Diego, Mountain Valley Health Centers in Northern California, St. Anthony Medical Clinic in San Francisco, The Children's Clinic in Long Beach, and Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics.
The case studies describe the activities of the clinics between October 2010 and October 2012. They include the clinics' purpose in exploring strategic restructuring, the process, the takeaways, and the next steps anticipated.
Ultimately, four main themes emerged regarding the challenges and opportunities facing California's community health centers as they strive to become more sustainable:
The complete case studies report is available under Document Downloads.