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.
Biden’s Panel Outlines Proactive Pandemic Response as COVID-19 Toll Soars
November 16, 2020
Xenia Shih Bion
Health Equity, Expanding Health Coverage
Stories That Caught Our Attention: President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have wasted no time preparing their response to the rapidly worsening coronavirus pandemic.
Patients with Low Incomes and Their Providers Agree: Continue Telehealth
Large numbers of patients with low incomes and safety-net providers in California have turned to telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. What has been their experience, and how do they see the future of telehealth? Here are key findings from CHCF surveys.
CIN Connections, Fall 2020 — Emerging Innovations: Health Care During a Pandemic
In this issue of CIN Connections, learn how Dr. Mitch Katz, president and CEO, NYC Health + Hospitals, adapted its health care delivery model in the surge of the pandemic in New York City, and how CIN partners have adapted their work in the midst of massive change.
COVID-19 Tracking Poll, November 2020: Views from California Health Care Providers on the Front Lines
Goodwin Simon Strategic Research
Behavioral Health, Telehealth
The poll provides detailed insights on the impact of COVID-19 on health care providers' mental health and morale, views of their patients' mental and physical health, providers' experiences with telehealth, and the availability of personal protective equipment.
What’s Next for Health Care Policy Under a Biden Administration
Wynne Health Group
Expanding Health Coverage, Health Equity, Telehealth
This issue brief examines the authorities and processes available to President-elect Biden to pursue and implement his policy agenda, whether regulatory or legislative; the policies that are likely to define the Biden health care agenda; and how the potential fate of these initiatives will unfold during his first term.