Fighting Cancer with Data: Enabling the California Cancer Registry to Measure and Improve Care
Cancer Registries Workgroup
Serious Illness & End-of-Life Care
Information about cancer care quality in California is lacking. The California Cancer Registry houses important data, which, if linked with other data sources, could help fill the gaps.
2014 Edition — Quality of Care
Maternal Health, Behavioral Health
Over the last few years, the quality of health care in California has improved on a number of measures. However, significant racial and ethnic disparities persist in some areas. This Almanac report, Quality of Care: Signals of Change, provides data on a number of measures, including childbirth, children's health, and management of patients with common chronic conditions.
Here’s Looking at You: How Personal Health Information Is Being Tracked and Used
People who use cell phones, credit cards, websites, store coupons, and medical devices leave a trail of data that is often harnessed by third parties, sometimes without consumers' knowledge.
Big Data in Health Care: Using Analytics to Identify and Manage High-Risk and High-Cost Patients
David Bates, Suchi Saria, Lucila Ohno-Machado, Anand Shah
A Health Affairs article explores the value that big data and clinical analytics could bring to health care, especially under payment reform.
June 19, 2014
Symposium — Using Data to Improve Maternity Care in California
June 19, 2014
Leading researchers and practitioners in maternity health care gathered in June to examine research priorities and to explore ways Medi-Cal data can be leveraged to develop opportunities for improving maternal health care.