Top 10 of 2014

Below are the 10 CHCF releases that drew the most interest in 2014. These reports, projects, and data visualizations cover a wide range of issues, including geographic variation in medical quality, health care costs and coverage, the Medi-Cal program, physician supply, and health technology.

  1. A Tale of Two Births: High- and Low-Performing Hospitals on Maternity Measures in California 
    (Map and infographic)
  2. Health Care Costs 101 and US Health Care Spending: Who Pays? 
    (Report, interactive graphic, and data files)
  3. California's Uninsured: By the Numbers
    (Report, infographic, quick reference guide, and data files)
  4. ACA 411: Tracking Health Reform in California 
    (Data tool with analysis and data export)
  5. Physician Participation in Medi-Cal: Ready for the Enrollment Boom?
    (Report and infographic)
  6. All Over the Map: Elective Procedure Rates in California Vary Widely 
    (Interactive map, analysis reports, interview, and data files)
  7. Survival of the Fittest: Health Care Accelerators Evolve Toward Specialization
    (Report and database)
  8. California Physicians: Surplus or Scarcity?
    (Report, infographic, and interview)
  9. Here's Looking at You: How Personal Health Information Is Being Tracked and Used
    (Report and infographic)
  10. Monitoring Performance: A Dashboard of Medi-Cal Managed Care
    (Report, issue brief, and data files)