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The Big Shortage: How Technology Can Help Solve America’s Health Workforce Problem
Sandra R. Hernández
CHCF President and CEO Sandra Hernández gave the keynote address at the annual Health 2.0 Conference on the role of technology in solving America's health workforce challenges. This article is adapted from that talk.
Beyond Cancer: A New Palliative Care Approach Targets High-Risk Liver Patients
Serious Illness & End-of-Life Care
Patients receiving innovative palliative care services for advanced liver disease at LAC+USC Medical Center in Los Angeles wish everyone with that illness had access to the same innovative care.
How Would Tax Bills Affect Medicaid? Some Useful Resources
Medi-Cal, Payment & Financing
With tax legislation now at the top of the congressional agenda, CHCF has put together some useful resources that explain the profound impact the proposals could have on the health care system.
Mario Gutierrez: Improving Access for All, “Giving Voice to the Voiceless”
The California health policy community is remembering Mario Gutierrez as a man who worked for decades to enfranchise the underserved through the development of telemedicine — technology he saw as the "great equalizer."
ACA Cost-Sharing Reductions Help Low-Income Working Families
Insurance Coverage, Patient-Centered Care
With the heightened focus on the monthly Trump administration decisions on cost-sharing reductions for Affordable Care Act plans, a CHCF expert explains the stakes for California.