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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Medical Scribes in Primary Care

Catherine James

Project Goal: To improve patient experience and provider engagement by using medical scribes to help clinicians document the patient visit. Scribes will also serve as Health Coaches to further patient education efforts.

September 1, 2014
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Improving Blood Pressure Control with Technology Enabled Virtual Care

Meg Scott

Project Goal: To improve blood pressure control and decrease adverse health outcomes for One Medical Group patients with hypertension.

September 1, 2014
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“Safe Place For Youth”: Clinic for Homeless Youth

Karen Lamp

Project Goal: To improve the health status of homeless youth in Los Angeles who currently do not access medical services, by improving access to care and creating a positive patient experience for this population.

September 1, 2014
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Patient Focused Interventions: Reduce Readmissions

Nancy Skophammer

Project Goal: To develop an organized intervention in hospitalized patients with a moderate to high probability of readmission or early death.

September 1, 2014
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Leveraging an Innovation Center to Build Capacity for Practice Transformation

Jay Lee

Project Goal: To maximize delivery of Triple Aim+1 across MemorialCare Medical Group offices by building capacity to implement the PCMH/Practice Transformation model to provide high quality health care at a reasonable cost and an enhanced patient experience leading to better health and well-being (physical, emotional, spiritual, and civic).

September 1, 2014
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Improving Quality of Life for the Seriously Ill

Suzanne Tay-Kelley

Project Goal: To improve quality of life for seriously ill patients at UCSF’s Mt Zion campus.

September 1, 2014
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Improving Primary Care Provider Satisfaction

Jeffery Lee

Project Goal: To increase Primary Care Providers (PCPs) satisfaction by addressing electronic health records (EHRs) issues, practice management, team leading and personal leadership.

September 1, 2014
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