April 24, 2012
Human Capital Blog
An appendectomy in California could cost anywhere from $1,500 to more than $180,000, even at the same hospital or within the same county, according to a study led by RWJF Physician Faculty Scholar Renee Y. Hsia, MD, MSc. The study, published this we ...
January 24, 2012
Rodriguez investigated the degree of differential item functioning on the Clinician & Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CG-CAHPS) survey.
December 7, 2011
The San Francisco partnership created the first-ever plan to improve community-based aging services. A coordinating council reporting to the mayor guided implementation, including bringing aging services into public housing and influencing policy.
October 28, 2009
Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) tests innovative strategies for improving health care at the community level. These snapshots of success highlight one activity from each of the original 14 AF4Q communities and outline the steps involved, lessons learned and results of the activity.
August 8, 2011
Aligning Forces for Quality takes root in Humboldt County, Calif.
June 4, 2008
Staff developed a welcome video called, “Your Stay at Kaiser: What You Need to Know,” for patients entering the hospital.