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Despite ACA Uncertainty, Medical Assistants Adopt New Roles

by Healthforce Center Senior Research Analyst Lisel Blash, MPA Jeannine had been working as a medical assistant (MA) for 20 years when her clinic recruited her to take part in a “senior medical home...
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How to Navigate Uncertainty in Health Care

by Sunita Mutha, MD, FACP How are your organizations navigating the uncertainty in today’s health care environment? What’s keeping you up at night? These were the questions posed to a group of...

ACA Repeal to Pull Job Opportunities

by Joanne Spetz and Bianca Frogner It remains unclear whether or not Republicans agree on a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, exactly what a replacement plan would look like, and when a...

When It Comes to Seeing a Doctor in California, the Uninsured Still Fare Worst

photo by Susan Merrell Healthforce Center Faculty Member Janet Coffman has authored a blog post on how repealing Obamacare could affect Californians’ access to physicians. Her research found that...

Registered Nurses Vital to Home Care Technology Success (Home Health Care News)

Patient-centered monitoring technologies have the potential to improve the efficiency, cost, and accountability of chronic health care delivery, according to Healthforce Center's report. However,...

Alumnus Pilots Google Glass for Doctors (Silicon Valley Business Journal)

CHCF Health Care Leadership Program Alumnus Dr. Albert Chan is piloting a new technology that aims to give doctors and nurses more time with patients. Augmedix, a Google Glass startup that received $...

Finding a Doctor is an Ordeal for Many San Diegans (inewsource)

Healthforce Center Faculty Member Janet Coffman was quoted in inewsource for her research on the shortage of doctors willing to treat Medi-Cal beneficiaries. In particular, Medi-Cal patients who live...

Clinics Plan for Uncertain Future (KPCC)

Julie Hudman, CEO of Saban Community Clinic and one of our leadership alumni, spoke about clinics' uncertain future on Los Angeles national public radio station KPCC.  "A lot of the folks that we see...

Community Clinic Initiative Teaches Life-long Lessons

Leticia Lozano, LVN, the Health Center Manager at the Achievable Foundation, completed Cedars-Sinai Community Clinic Initiative: Managing to Leading Program in November. This intensive year-long...

Nine Tips for Safety Net Providers in a New Political Reality

For those who work in the safety net the future may feel uncertain, especially in this new political landscape. The stakes are high: Although the future of the Affordable Care Act is uncertain and...