Californians Overwhelmingly Support Funding of Public Health Efforts to Defeat Pandemic
January 29, 2021
Health Care Costs, Health Equity, Homelessness & Health Care, Workforce
New CHCF survey finds that 9 in 10 Californians say taming the public health crisis is highly important.
Committed Champion for Health Equity Joins Biden White House
January 25, 2021
Xenia Shih Bion
Stories That Caught Our Attention: Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith — clinician, researcher, and academic leader at Yale School of Medicine — will lead President Joe Biden's White House COVID-19 equity task force.
Street Medicine Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
Center for Health Care Strategies
Homelessness & Health Care
The Center for Health Care Strategies recently spoke with representatives from the Los Angeles Christian Health Centers and with a provider from the Street Team Outreach Medical Program at the Roots Community Health Center in Oakland to learn more about how their street medicine programs are adapting to meet patients’ needs amid the pandemic.
Only Nine Months After the Pandemic Began, a Vaccine Is Delivered
December 21, 2020
Xenia Shih Bion
Workforce, Health Equity
Stories That Caught Our Attention: The first Americans have received the COVID-19 vaccine, but administering enough shots to reach herd immunity will be a logistical challenge.
COVID-19 in California’s Nursing Homes: Factors Associated with Cases and Deaths
Cal Hospital Compare, UCSF, IBM Watson Health
Nursing homes — compared to other health care facilities — have been carrying the heaviest burden of COVID-19 cases and deaths in California and across the nation. Researchers analyzed numerous potential factors that may have put California nursing home residents at increased risk of infection and mortality from this virus.
New California Health Care Foundation Report Highlights Key Factors Behind COVID-19 Outbreaks in Nursing Homes
December 1, 2020
More than 29,000 nursing home residents in California have tested positive for COVID-19 this year, and skilled nursing facilities have reported 4,835 deaths.