California Health Care Improvement Projects (CHIPs)

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California Health Care Improvement Projects (CHIPs) are designed by CHCF Health Care Leadership Program participants with the goal of addressing meaningful challenges or opportunities in health care. 

Browse CHIPs to leverage the work of CHCF alumni and find opportunities to collaborate in order to improve health for Californians.

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Launching a Scalable Collaborative Care Model for Depression in UCSF Primary Care

Margo Pumar

Project Description: To develop and implement a Collaborative Care Model (CoCM) pilot that increases access to mental health services, improves patient outcomes for depression, increases patient and provider satisfaction, and is financially sustainable.

Sep. 01, 2019
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Maximizing Operating Room Availability for Trauma Patients

Christopher Bayne

Project Goal: To maximize operating room (OR) space and decrease OR backlog for adult upper extremity trauma patients.

Sep. 01, 2019
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Primary Care Virtual Multi-Disciplinary Support Team (MIST)

Dominique Quincy

Project Goal: To establish a multi-disciplinary team doing virtual care to improve physician access, growth and joy of medicine in clinic.

Sep. 01, 2019
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Integrating Quality & Safety Across Two Children’s Hospitals

Arpi Bekmezian

Project Goal: To design a strategy to integrate the quality and safety programs at Benioff Children’s Hospital-San Francisco and Benioff Children’s Hospital-Oakland. 

Sep. 01, 2019
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Improving Access to Behavioral Health Services: Care When You Need It

Shahna Rogosin

Project Goal: To improve access to behavioral health services by providing educational outreach to primary care teams and implementing consistent use of screening tools.

Sep. 01, 2019
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Improving Operating Room Utilization at a Level I Trauma Center

Tamara Chambers

Project Goal: To increase the number of elective and emergency surgical cases completed daily at a Level I Trauma Center.
 

Sep. 01, 2019
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A Multifaced Approach to Improving Quality Measures in the San Diego Veteran's Affairs Community Living Center

Emily Sladek

Project Goal: To improve the Quality Measure (QM) score in the San Diego Veteran's Affairs Community Living Center by advocating for improved score calculus, which would better reflect the care provided. 

 

 

Sep. 01, 2019
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