We're accelerating innovations for healthy people and healthy places.

Strengthening the Health and Well-Being of Underserved Communities

We cultivate innovation within organizations delivering care and services to low-income people. How? We help you …


new ways of working and creative problem solving.


the research, testing, and implementation of fresh approaches.


successful innovations, so our network rapidly adopts best practices.

Organizations We’ve Worked With
Innovators In Our Network

Our Focus

We work relentlessly to bring practical innovations to your organization.

We believe the challenges we face are actually tremendous opportunities. Alone, you can continue efforts to plug the gaps in a broken system. But together, we can realize transformational change.

Explore our programs and areas of work:


Upcoming CCI Webinars

Free online learning for all.


Innovation During a Time of Crisis — June 3 at 12pm PT. COVID-19 has created immense pressure and pain on many institutions and individuals. It has also created unprecedented possibility and opportunity. Join CCI as we explore experimentation in a time of crisis and the unintended consequences of innovations that do not explicitly consider underserved communities. Register

Learn to Use Storyboards to Think Through Workflows and Client ServicesJune 4 at 10am PT. We will share an overview of storyboards, a human-centered design tool, and how you can use it to enhance your workflows and services. Storyboards are great for visualizing a process and can help take your collaborative sessions to another level. Register

The ED and Health Center: Learning From Two Effective PartnershipsJune 17 at 1pm PT. Join CCI and CA Bridge for this new medications for addition treatment (MAT) webinar. You’ll hear from an emergency department-based substance use navigator and a primary care health center about their respective roles and responsibilities. Learn about establishing optimal coordination, connecting patients to ongoing MAT care upon discharge, communication and information sharing, and more. Register

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Featured Resources

What we’ve learned from our programs may help yours. View all resources ›

We're continuing to compile key CCI resources to help you get started on phone visits, video collaboration, texting, and more. This is a living document that we're adding to as we go. Learn from organizations just like yours.
We're in this together. With your help, we've been crowdsourcing the best resources — toolkits, webinars, case studies, playbooks, and more — to support you and your organizations during this pan...
Some clinics in the safety net have had to lay off workers. This place had another idea. When Neighborhood Health Center (NHC) of Oregon got word that the state was ordering a lockdown to protect r...
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We’ve all seen the images, a stunning visual representation of the double whammy punch landed by an unprecedented public health pandemic and resulting record unemployment. Miles-long lines of cars...
In this time of COVID-19, safety net providers are looking for solutions for providing care without requiring patients to physically go into the clinic. Many are switching their scheduled in-person vi...

CCI Academy

We’re bringing our two decades of experience directly to you, in an online format.

Through CCI Academy, you can participate in short courses, where you’ll discover the mindsets, behaviors, and skills to pursue new ideas. You can join peer workshops to learn from our growing network of innovators.

You can also jump into community discussions to ask questions and share your own experiences. Right now, the forum is buzzing about the COVID-19 pandemic.

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“The seeds CCI has planted are growing! I am very grateful to CCI for all the innovative information and solutions you send our way.”