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CHCF occasionally does research in public health, philanthropy, or other issues that may fall outside of its funding areas. The following documents provide an overview of work that is not within CHCF’s core topic areas.

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Worth a Thousand Words: How to Display Health Data

February 2014

What is the story you want to tell with your health data? This guide offers examples and tools for creating compelling data visualizations.

Designing for Learning: One Foundation's Efforts to Institutionalize Organizational Learning

October 2013

To apply lessons learned from years of grantmaking, CHCF embarked on a process to codify effective and innovative practices.

CHCF Health Care Leadership Program Announces New Class of Fellows

October 1, 2013

Thirty-two clinicians have been chosen for the CHCF Health Care Leadership Program, a two-year fellowship to help them prepare for the challenges facing our state's health care system.

CHCF Center for Health Reporting

April 2013

Turbulent times for newspapers have led to various experiments in ways to create and distribute high-quality journalism. The center collaborates with traditional and emerging media to report on the most vexing health care issues facing California.

Guide to Health Programs (Guía de Programas de Salud)

October 2012

This free guide, in Spanish and English, provides basic information on health insurance and other public programs.

No More Paper Chase: Automating the Workflow Process at the California HealthCare Foundation

March 2011

This report describes how CHCF replaced outmoded procedures for documenting and tracking its grantmaking work with a fully integrated, web-based system. A companion essay explains the importance of making a strong business case.

Under the Microscope: Trends in Laboratory Medicine

April 2009

This report provides an overview of today's laboratory medicine sector and the economic, regulatory, workplace, technological, and other factors that are shaping it.


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