A series of fact sheets and infographics demystify technical topics that are central to understanding the implementation of health reform in California.
On the road to health IT adoption and use, California physicians, hospitals, and community health centers have made progress since 2005. Also read consumer perspectives on the topic.
A wide array of measures indicates improvements in the delivery of health care in California, but serious racial and ethnic disparities persist.
In the past 50 years, the way health care is financed has changed, with private payers and public insurance paying for more care. This interactive graphic shows who paid for the nation's health care and how much it cost.
Long term services available to seniors and people with disabilities vary depending on where they live. This report offers an overview of supportive housing options for them.
About 1 in 20 adults in California suffers from a serious mental illness, though rates can vary widely by region. What other factors tied to mental illness show similar geographic variations?
Updated in 2013 to include breast cancer, prostate cancer, and spine procedures, this CHCF-sponsored research shows that practice patterns vary dramatically from place to place.
Trends in end-of-life care show that not only does the care given vary widely from region to region and hospital to hospital, but also patients often don't get the care they prefer. What can be done?
California's health care safety net is a complex web of programs and providers that serve low-income, uninsured residents. See a snapshot before health reform takes full effect.
This map of grantees shows the breadth of Innovation Center investments in California working to test innovative payment and care delivery models to reduce costs and maintain or improve quality of care for recipients of Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP.
More than two-thirds of Californians get their health insurance through private carriers. This infographic shows how the largest plans stack up in terms of enrollment and revenue.
Accelerators help digital health entrepreneurs start up and build their innovations by providing capital, guidance, and business support.
Biometric sensors have the potential to change the way patient health is tracked and monitored outside the hospital. Learn more about the evolution of this technology.
Accountable care organizations are growing in number and importance on the national stage. In the ACO model doctors, hospitals, and others coordinate care to improve quality and cost-effectiveness.
The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act invested billions nationally for health information technology (HIT), including up to $3 billion for California alone. This interactive graphic shows how this money has been spent so far in California.