Videos and Multimedia
Help Wanted: Californians’ Views and Experiences of Serious Illness and End-of-Life Care
PerryUndem Research/Communication, Jen Joynt
Serious Illness & End-of-Life Care
In 2019, CHCF commissioned a statewide survey to better understand the type of medical care and services Californians would prefer to receive if they had a serious illness or if they were approaching the end of life, and to explore the experiences of those actually dealing with these issues themselves or with loved ones. This report shares selected findings from the survey, including key differences by race/ethnicity and income level.
Opioid Safety Lessons Put Physician on Path to State Policymaking
July 25, 2019
After five years leading CHCF's High-Value Care Team and its opioid safety portfolio, Kelly Pfeifer, MD, will become deputy director of mental health and substance use disorder services for California state government.
For Californians Most in Need, Whole Person Care Pilots Break Down Barriers
April 25, 2019
Behavioral Health, Data Exchange, Medi-Cal
Whole Person Care pilots are gaining momentum and have attracted more than 100,000 enrollees so far. The pilots could make significant improvements in care for the most vulnerable Californians.
Transforming Mental Health Patients into Providers
January 13, 2019
Behavioral Health, Workforce
An innovative program in Washington connects peer support counselors whose personal experience of recovery from mental illness or addiction helps them deliver behavioral health services to patients — at pivotal moments in their lives.
California’s Health Workforce Is Ready for a Technology Tune-Up — Video
Workforce, Telehealth, Investing in Innovation
Between virtual visits, automated physician assistants, and apps that aid in preventative care, technology may help California solve its doctor shortage and make the most of its health care workforce. Watch our video explainer to see how.
February 7, 2019
CIN Webinar — How to Integrate Substance Use Disorder Treatment into Primary Care
February 7, 2019
How can primary care organizations shift attitudes about addiction, increase awareness about substance use disorders, and accelerate access to treatment? This webinar offered proven strategies to build the knowledge and skills for primary care teams.
October 1, 2018
Addressing Opioid Exposure in Pregnancy — Best Practices for Women and Newborns
October 1, 2018
This one-day conference reviewed an evidence-based compassionate approach to treatment for women with opioid use disorder and their newborns with neonatal abstinence syndrome.
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.
Jake, Tina, Bill, and Elena: The Faces of California’s Three Million Uninsured
Coverage Trends, Medi-Cal, Expanding Health Coverage
This video explores the reasons why three million Californians live without coverage through four characters: Jake, Tina, Bill, and Elena. See the barriers that stand between them and coverage — and what California can do to help.
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.
Addiction Treatment Comes to the Emergency Department
May 17, 2018
In emergency rooms, people with opioid addiction are usually treated for their symptoms and referred to addiction treatment providers. Imagine instead if those patients were treated on the spot for the underlying disease of addiction.