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Confronting Implicit Bias to Adapt Depression Screening and Treatment

By Vaishnavi Vaidya, MPH, Program Manager, Healthforce Center at UCSF Over the past 20 years, Tennessee has seen immense growth in the Latinx population due to a steady influx of migrant agriculture...
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Celebrating our Achievements: CIN Advanced Racial Health Equity and More

The California Improvement Network (CIN), a project of the California Health Care Foundation that is managed by Healthforce Center at UCSF, is a community of health care professionals that has been...
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Partnering to Solve Complex Problems: Advice from Dr. Sunita Mutha

“Show up fully. Move at a slow enough pace that you can be creative together. Leave room to be delighted. Be overly communicative.” This advice about how to build and nurture partnerships in the face...
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Reflections on Leadership: Being Intentional About How to Approach What’s Next

By Sunita Mutha, MD, FACP, Director of Healthforce Center As we look forward from this recent presidential election, there is a lot to celebrate given the huge success of “get out the vote” efforts....
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Innovations, Failures, and Leadership Lessons During the COVID-19 Pandemic

On September 18, Dr. Mitch Katz, President and CEO, NYC Health + Hospitals, shared with California Improvement Network (CIN) partners at the fall CIN partner meeting about his experience leading the...
Reflections on Addressing Social Needs During a Pandemic

Reflections on Addressing Social Needs During a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives in every possible way in a short amount of time. While the spread of COVID-19 and the economic effects of shelter in place have impacted everyone to...
A Road Map for CIN in 2020-21

A Road Map for CIN in 2020-21

The California Improvement Network (CIN) is a learning and action network that aims to advance the Quadruple Aim by identifying and spreading better ideas for care delivery. The network is fueled by...
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Health Care’s Problems Too Big to Handle Alone

By Sunita Mutha, MD, FACP, Director of Healthforce Center The challenges facing health care are too big for individuals or individual organizations to handle alone. Solving these problems requires...
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The California Improvement Network in 2018: Connections, Learning and Action

As we close up the year, it’s a great opportunity to look back on what we’ve accomplished. The California Improvement Network (CIN), a community that aims to spread better ideas for care delivery,...
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After Some Hurdles, California Whole Person Care Pilots Hit Stride

The California Improvement Network (CIN), which is a project of the California Health Care Foundation and administered by Healthforce Center at UCSF, is a community of health care professionals...