In 2006, CHCF
joined with the Blue Shield of California Foundation and the Community Clinics Initiative in committing $1.
Health Innovation Fund invests in sustainable, scalable business models with the potential to significantly lower the cost of care or improve access to care for underserved populations.
iRhythm s Zio Patch technology has the potential to increase access to timely diagnosis and care for patient populations in both rural and urban environments, said Margaret Laws, director of the Innovations for the Uninsured Program at CHCF
and manager of the CHCF
Health Innovation Fund.
is a nonprofit grantmaking philanthropy based in Oakland, California.
Mark Smith's remarkable leadership over the last 16 years has focused the California HealthCare Foundation on a vision to improve the health care system where it matters most: in the clinics, the hospitals, doctors' offices, and wherever Californians go to find care," said Ian Morrison, PhD, chair of the CHCF
Board of Directors.
No matter the outcome of the Supreme Court's decision on the ACA, noted Smith of CHCF
, "Enroll UX 2014 is a major step forward in modernizing the health insurance enrollment process for millions of people - and at no cost to the public.
As part of the overall effort to better understand the struggles of all Americans suffering from chronic conditions, CHCF
worked with the NCOA to poll Americans nationwide, as well as in California.
A new report also released today by CHCF
shows that more Californians are searching out home-based long term care services instead of nursing homes, and that despite some areas of improvement, the states' nursing homes face continued quality challenges.
The regional market reports, published as part of the CHCF
California Health Care Almanac, can be found at http://www.
is underwriting the event and the California Hospital Association (CHA) is also providing support to the important discussion.
11, 2008, Open Health Tools (OHT) announced2 it had accepted a donation from CHCF
of key software components from a $10 million health information exchange project.
is an independent philanthropy committed to improving how health care is delivered and financed in California and helping consumers make informed health care decisions.