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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Family Information Navigation Desk

Kelley Meade

Project Goal: To improve the health of families we serve by enhancing their connections to basic community resources through increased navigation services.

September 1, 2014
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Development of a Patient Advisory Board in a Community Health Center

Ricardo Alvarez

Project Goal: To develop and sustain a Patient Advisory Board by September of 2014.

September 1, 2014
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Getting to the Heart of Patient-Centered Health Home

Laura Miller

Project Goal: To improve staff and patient experience of care by enhancing communication between medical assistants and providers.

September 1, 2014
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Designing a Learning Health Organization for Collective Impact using REACH

Tomás Aragón

Project Goal: A high performing, learning health organization that successfully implements "collective impact" approaches to complex community health problems.

September 1, 2014
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Together We Grow: Developing a New Nurse Home Visiting Program

Jan Babb

Project Goal: To improve health, optimize child development, and strengthen resilience and self-sufficiency for high-risk families by providing public health nurse home visiting.

September 1, 2014
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Shoo the Flu – Vaccinate at School

Erica Pan

Project Goal: To decrease the burden of influenza in Alameda County by improving vaccination rates in 5 – 11 year-old children.

September 1, 2014
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Outpatient Specialty Care Improvements

Steevio Bardakjian

Project Goal: To provide timely and quality outpatient specialty care services to all Olive View–UCLA Medical Center patients and improve our overall customer satisfaction.

September 1, 2014
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