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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Autism Assessment Center of Excellence

Peter Currie

Project Goal: To maximize the quality of life for Autism Spectrum Disorder children in the Inland Empire and their families by providing every child with access to a collaborative, organized, integrated and Trans-Disciplinary Assessment/Treatment resource for Autism.

September 1, 2014
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NEURO-NET: A Continuum Partnership for Catastrophic Care

Ann Perkins

Project Goal: To improve the overall health and quality of life of individuals diagnosed with acquired brain injury and spinal cord injury, while also reducing lifetime medical costs through the provision of continuous, coordinated, rehabilitation through all levels of treatment.

September 1, 2014
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Mindfulness Training for Physicians: Can it Raise Patient Satisfaction Scores?

Elio Gizzi

Project Goal: To further evaluate whether mindfulness training for our physicians can lead to a improved physician morale and focus, and higher patient satisfaction scores.

September 1, 2014
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Transforming the RN Role in the Primary Care Setting

Judith Sansone

Project Goal: To develop an effective, proactive, relevant registered nurse workforce to serve as clinical leaders and team members in the primary care clinics of the San Francisco Health Network.

September 1, 2014
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Physician Assistants Putting Prevention into Practice

Beth Grivett

Project Goal: To help 50% of physician assistants practicing in primary care offices in California demonstrate a clear understanding of recommended preventive services as defined by post-testing after training by the end of 2015.

September 1, 2014
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Bite To Balance: A Novel Intervention in Pediatric Obesity Care

Robert Savio

Project Goal: To reduce pediatric obesity by creating an engaging group care model that is sustainable and outperforms national outcome measures in patient engagement and medical benefit.

September 1, 2014
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LEAP to Improvements

Evelyn Haddad

Project Goal: To improve patient experience and quality of care in more than one clinic within San Mateo Medical Center using Lean principles.

September 1, 2014
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