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.
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From birth to death, the quality of health care being delivered in California has improved on several important measures in recent years. But significant racial and ethnic disparities persist, particularly for infant and maternal mortality.
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 mental health care, patient safety, nursing homes, home health, and end-of-life care.
Key findings include:
The complete report is available under Document Downloads.
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The CHCF Almanac regularly publishes data and analysis on California's health care market.
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