The State of Emergency
August 28, 2018
CHCF recently published the latest edition in its wide-ranging Almanac series, "California Emergency Departments: Use Grows as Coverage Expands." Kristof Stremikis, director of CHCF's Market Analysis and Insight team, talks about the important findings.
Race at the End of Life
August 9, 2018
Serious Illness & End-of-Life Care, Health Equity
More than 150 years after the end of slavery, racial tension and mistrust of institutions surfaces in nearly every corner of American society. Our health care system is no exception — even at the end of life.
Jill’s Story: The Power of Telehealth in Rural California
May 24, 2018
Behavioral Health, Medi-Cal, Workforce
A woman living in rural California talks about how technology helped her overcome her community's shortage of mental health practitioners to get counseling that put her life back on track. Watch the video and hear Jill's story.
June 19, 2018
Webinar — ‘Your Voice Matters’: Educating Women About C-Sections
June 19, 2018
This webinar described how the patient education materials developed by CHCF, CMQCC, and Consumer Reports can be used to educate women and promote productive communication about c-sections between women and their care teams.
First Lady Barbara Bush’s Treatment Decision — and the Words Behind It
April 19, 2018
Serious Illness & End-of-Life Care
As a society, we often struggle with nuance around complex ideas that mean different things to different people, especially with subjects we don’t want to face. End-of-life care is one of them.
Yelp Partners with CHCF to Add Maternity Care Measures to Popular Search and Review Site
Information about where to get the best maternity care can be hard to find. Yelp now displays maternity care measures for all California hospitals that deliver babies. A mobile module is also available.
Tax Bill Threatens Our Health and Our Democracy
December 15, 2017
Sandra R. Hernández
Expanding Health Coverage, Medi-Cal
Tax legislation that could cause major disruptions to the health care system is under consideration. The nation is in a test of leadership. Nothing less than the health of our people — and our democracy — are at stake.