Following a 2011 CHCF study of geographic medical variation in California, leaders in Humboldt County came together to examine the causes of variation in their region. A multimedia story recounts what transpired.
A Clearer View: Humboldt Steps Out of the Fog of Medical Variation (614 K)
See the original study that prompted this story, plus the 2013 update with additional medical procedures, presented in an interactive map at All Over the Map: Elective Procedure Rates in California Vary Widely.
Webinar — How One Community Responded to Variation in Elective Surgery Rates