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Strengthening the Health and Health Care of Underserved Communities

We cultivate innovation within organizations impacting care and services for low-income and disadvantaged populations. How? Through our programs you will …


We offer resources, tools, and coaching to build the skills you need to succeed.


We help you test new approaches, then spread the solutions that work.


We connect you with a network of people committed to creating lasting change.

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We work relentlessly to bring practical innovations to your organization.

We believe the challenges we face are actually tremendous opportunities to accelerate innovations for healthy people and healthy places. Explore our areas of work:

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Upcoming CCI Webinars

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Delivering Better Patient Care with Virtual Reality: February 22 at noon PT. At San Mateo Medical Center, virtual reality is being tested in its pain management clinic, emergency department, and integrated behavioral health clinic. Doctors can now order VR goggles as easily as they can order medication. Read our case study and come with questions!

Leading Profound Change: Empathy and Journey Maps: March 12 at noon PT. Learn some concrete ways to help build it for our patients and our own staff through the use of two tools you can use immediately in your work life… or your personal life! This is the second in a six-webinar series, following up on our workshops on leading change in ways that are impactful and more joyful.

The Many Ways Community Health Centers Finance Social Care Programs: March 22 at 1pm PT. The Social Interventions Research & Evaluation Network (SIREN) at UCSF will discuss strategies community health centers use to finance social needs initiatives. Speakers include Dr. Michael Tang, clinical director of behavioral health integration at The Dimock Center and Dr. Noha Aboelata, CEO of Roots Community Health Center.

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Featured Resources

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

Staff at LAC + USC Primary Care Adult West Clinic had a problem.
Bobbi Hooks’ grandson Maurice has cerebral palsy and needs to see a neurologist regularly to control his seizures.
With the support of our Technology Hub, virtual reality is being tested in the pain management clinic, emergency department, and med-psych clinic at San Mateo Medical Center.
We launched an initiative to help California health centers treat opioid addiction as part of their primary care services. One of the clinics was Marin City Health and Wellness Center, where today 100 patients have received treatment — and hope.
I’ve always been overweight or obese by the body mass index measure. So much in my life tells me that I should focus on losing weight. Working in the health field, I feel so much shame in being over...
WEAVE, a Sacramento-based nonprofit organization, is the primary provider of crisis-intervention services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Sacramento County, and the county's o...

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