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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Volunteer Scribes

Rakesh Patel

Project Goal: To reduce provider burnout by reducing the burden of data entry into the electronic medical record, allowing them more undivided time with the patients.

September 1, 2014
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Web Based Rehabilitation for the Connected Surgical Patient

Stefano Bini

Project Goal: To determine to what extent asynchronous video tools can replace in-person outpatient visits such as physical therapy following total knee replacement while lowering costs, optimizing resource allocation, and maintaining quality outcomes.

September 1, 2014
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Reducing ICU Length of Stay with Proactive Care Conferences

Mathew Pauley

Project Goal: To improve end-of-life experience for patients who are expected to die in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), through systematic, multi-disciplinary support, and transition from aggressive ICU care to high-quality comfort measures in the appropriate setting.

September 1, 2014
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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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