California Health Care Improvement Projects (CHIPs)

Ako Jacinto presents his CHIP

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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Optimizing Physician Use of the Electronic Health Record

Albert Chan

Project Goal: To develop a learning ecosystem to improve physicians’ achievement and maintenance of electronic health record (EHR) skill competency in a sustainable way and improve physician satisfaction with the EHR support we deliver to them.

September 1, 2015
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Empowering High Risk American Indian Diabetic Patients through Individualized Case Management

Ria Paul

Project Goal: To improve glycemic control of American Indian Diabetic patients of our health center and thereby reducing associated mortality and morbidity.

September 1, 2015
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Integrative Medicine and Safety Net Clinic Transformation

Steven Chen

Project Goal: To become the provider of choice and improve patient experience by implementing an integrative medicine model of care at Hayward Wellness.

September 1, 2015
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Telephone Appointments, an Access to Care Alternative

Jorge Ramirez

Project Goal: To provide an alternative for immediate, convenient, effective and, for now, free of charge access to medical care through telephone appointments.

September 1, 2015
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Palliative Care Integration Into The Clinical Care of Advanced Congestive Heart Failure

Tim Corbin

Project Goal: To improve quality of care and outcomes for advanced heart failure patients by integration of Palliative Care specialty service into routine treatment.

September 1, 2015
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Implementation of Teach Flu a Lesson – School-Based Vaccination Clinics

Robert Riewerts

Project Goal: To increase the number of vaccinated children in southland elementary schools, thus creating herd immunity in a vulnerable population and closing health disparity gaps in our membership and/or communities in which we live and serve.

September 1, 2015
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On-Site Tuberculosis Clinic in Los Angeles Skid Row Homeless Shelter

Condessa Curley

Project Goal: To reduce and eliminate transmission of Tuberculosis in the Pathways to Home Homeless shelter by 2020.

September 1, 2015
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