Technology Innovation in Medicaid: What to Expect in the Next Decade
Investing in Innovation
To learn what Medicaid innovation to expect over the next decade, Manatt Health surveyed and interviewed over 200 health care leaders across government, providers, plans, tech companies, community-based organizations, and investment firms. The paper explore the future for issues like telehealth, care coordination, social determinants of health, and behavioral health integration.
Technology’s Emerging Role in the COVID-19 Response
April 15, 2020
Investing in Innovation, Medi-Cal, Telehealth, Workforce
Technology companies supported by the CHCF Health Innovation Fund are working on ways to harness their existing technologies to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
Inland Empire’s McNaughton Feels a ‘Sacred Calling’ to Connect People with Care
January 10, 2020
Behavioral Health, Medi-Cal, Workforce, Payment & Financing, Health Care Costs
The Inland Empire Health Plan's new CEO is continuing the trailblazing path that Californians have come to expect from the large and influential managed care plan.
eConsult for Psychiatrists Treating Perinatal Women with Serious Mental Illnesses
Emily C. Dossett, Christopher Benitez, Natalia Garcia
Behavioral Health, Maternal Health
Nearly one in five of California’s pregnant and postpartum women suffer from depression, anxiety, or other severe illness such as bipolar disorder (perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, or PMADs). A pilot project sought to increase capacity of psychiatrists in Los Angeles County to provide medication management to women with severe PMADs.
Examining the Effects of Electronic Consults on Primary Care Providers
October 29, 2019
Investing in Innovation
Far more patients with low incomes seek specialty care than there are specialists to help them. A physician describes one tonic for California's overtaxed specialty referral system.
Evaluation of Provider Experiences with eConsults
John Snow Inc.
Telehealth, Investing in Innovation
Community Health Center Network offers its providers the option to use RubiconMD's platform to request a virtual consultation from a specialist, which can prevent both unnecessary visits and delays in patient access to specialty care. Outside evaluators documented providers' experiences and satisfaction with the platform.
American Health Systems Use Technology to Empower Primary Care Docs
September 12, 2018
Many health care systems are changing the way they operate and embracing new technologies to better organize care delivery while addressing the worsening shortage of physicians.
Los Angeles Doctor Speeds Change with Medical Incubator
August 17, 2017
A doctor in CHCF's Leadership Program formulated an ambitious plan to cultivate and spread an important health system innovation. Then he realized he needed to start over and develop an even bigger one.