From technical assistance to workgroups and collaboratives, CHCF works with partners across the health care delivery system to improve the way care is delivered. Learn more about the wide array of projects underway.
California COVID-19 Health Surveys: Data and Charts
CHCF has commissioned ongoing surveys of the general public and of health care providers in California to understand changing use of the health care system during the coronavirus pandemic. These weekly surveys began the third week in March 2020, shortly after the statewide shelter-in-place orders were instituted in California, and continued through early September. The data files and charts from the survey findings are available for you to download.
Improving Birth Equity in California’s Health Care System
Maternal Health, Health Equity
Improving Birth Equity in California's Health Care System is a quality-improvement initiative designed to improve birth care, experiences, and outcomes for, by, and with Black mothers and birthing people in California.
Resource Page: Covering All Californians
Coverage Trends, Medi-Cal
California is in the midst of a critical discussion about how to achieve the goal of covering every Californian. To inform this discussion, CHCF curates key California-specific resources and analyses around the remaining uninsured and around policy options designed to preserve and expand coverage.
CIN Resource Page: Leadership for Continuous Change and Improvement
This resource page from the California Improvement Network contains reports and tools to support leaders in health care organizations to create management systems and individual habits to succeed in an environment of continuous change.
Quantifying the Cost of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders in the US
Maternal mental health disorders are the most common medical complication during and after childbirth. The most comprehensive large-scale analysis of costs to date finds these disorders also exert significant financial costs on individuals, families, and the economy.
CIN Resource Page: Managing Total Cost of Care to Succeed in Risk-Based Payment
Payment & Financing
This resource page from the California Improvement Network contains reports and tools to support success for payers and provider organizations in managing total cost of care and in risk-based payment models.
The Population Health Learning Network
In partnership with the Center for Care Innovations and the Blue Shield of California Foundation, CHCF launched the Population Heath Learning Network (PHLN) in March 2018. The PHLN aims to improve the health and well-being of more than 1.2 million Californians by strengthening the population health management capabilities of safety-net organizations.
CIN Resource Page: Behavioral Health Integration and Total Cost of Care
This resource page from the California Improvement Network consists of a short list of relevant and timely resources to help health care organizations improve behavioral health and manage total cost of care, with a focus on substance use disorder treatment.
Primed: A Roundtable Series on Tech-Enabled Innovation in Medicaid
Investing in Innovation
The Primed Roundtable Series was a unique effort to foster constructive conversations about the opportunities and challenges facing those implementing, funding, and scaling solutions in their states’ Medicaid delivery systems.
Teaching Providers How to Help Chronic Pain Patients Manage Their Condition
Chronic pain patients are among those who face harm from opioid overprescribing, but they have little access to nondrug alternatives. Los Angeles County trained providers in strategies and skills they can teach their patients to reduce pain, stress, and fatigue.