Health Care Almanac
The CHCF Almanac regularly publishes data and analysis on California's health care market.
Get all the slides from:
Quality of Care: Steps in the Right Direction
A wide array of measures indicates improvements in the delivery of health care in California, but serious racial and ethnic disparities persist.
Quality of Care: Steps in the Right Direction, 2013 (2.96 MB)
Infographic: Good News and Bad News About Preventable Hospital Admissions (730 K)
Room for Improvement: Quality in Settings of Care (1.6 MB)
A Mixed Bag: Clinical Quality in California (1.93 MB)
From birth to death, the quality of health care being delivered in California has improved on a number of important measures in recent years. But significant racial and ethnic disparities persist, particularly for infant and maternal mortality, as well as for care of patients with heart disease, diabetes, or asthma.
Published as part of CHCF's California Health Care Almanac, this report looks at the quality of care in California on a variety of measures, including childbirth, children's health, and management of patients with common chronic conditions. It also provides data on patient safety, nursing homes, home health, and end-of-life care.
Key findings include:
The complete report, as well as the two-part 2012 edition, is available under Document Downloads.
Log in or sign up to share your thoughts.