California’s health delivery landscape is filled with contrasts. The state hosts some of the most prestigious hospitals and health practitioners in the country; yet, it has one of the largest uninsured populations. Managed care penetration is high, but acrimony between the public, the industry, and legislators is growing. CHCF presents an objective analysis of issues and trends.
June 19 to June 20, 2014
Join leading researchers and practitioners in maternity health care to examine research priorities and to explore ways Medi-Cal data can be leveraged to develop opportunities for improving maternal health care.
The CSU Institute for Palliative Care is training professionals who can help patients and families manage serious and chronic illnesses. See a video to learn more.
Oncologists are increasingly aware of the benefits of palliative care, but starting a program can be a challenge. CHCF is funding five California practices to join a national learning collaborative that will pave the way.
Community involvement is key to increasing the prevalence of advance health care planning. Four California coalitions share how they do it.
Clear labeling of prescription pill bottles promotes adherence and safety. This CHCF-funded report has recommendations for other self-administered drugs.
Held: March 26, 2014
Hear how community engagement improves depression treatment and the potential benefits of the ACA on mental health care access and coverage.
CHCF has provided funding for nine safety-net clinics to join a learning collaborative focused on improving care and reducing costs for high-risk, high-cost patients with complex medical and social needs.
CHCF's Health Innovation Fund invests in CareInSync's mobile platform that enables care teams to collaborate on plans for patients transitioning between settings.
Clinical decision support tools alert providers when to screen for high blood pressure, identify opportunities to follow up with patients, and suggest treatment options. CHCF is supporting the development of standard configurations.
CHCF invests in SIRUM, a committed group of social entrepreneurs who run an application that matches safety-net clinics in need of drugs with medical facilities that have them to donate.
CHCF and The Kresge Foundation join forces in a multimillion-dollar investment initiative to focus health care entrepreneurs on the needs of community health centers.
Held: February 26, 2014
Learn how states are implementing health home programs under ACA to improve care coordination and benefit from enhanced federal matching dollars to cover these services.
Held: February 13, 2014
This one-day workshop allows participants time with their teams to develop the aims, measures, and data collection plan for their QI projects.
While residents of California's assisted living facilities require more health care services than in the past, state regulations haven't kept pace.
Held: January 22, 2014
Learn about an online series of interactive cases that highlight how to balance the clinical benefits, potential risks, and costs of medical interventions.