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:


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 answer questions and share your own experiences. Right now, the forum is buzzing with crowdsourced resources to help you through the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Featured Resources

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

Here at CCI, we’ve seeded and supported innovations in virtual care for years. We’ve helped clinics develop sustainable models of telehealth in the safety net, working to expand provider networks...
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...
The coronavirus is changing the way we work. Stay-at-home orders, self-quarantining, and social distancing have made remote work our new reality, as we all do our part to flatten the curve. Here at C...

Upcoming CCI Webinars

Free online learning for all.


Problem Solving Around COVID-19 and MAT: April 1, April 8, and April 15 at 12pm PT. CCI is hosting a webinar series to share resources about COVID-19 and medications for addiction treatment (MAT). Dr. Brian Hurley will be on hand to help answer questions, and Addiction Treatment Starts Here coaches will join to share their perspectives. Register

How Two Health Centers Improved Efficiency Through Text Messaging: April 17 at 12pm PT. Altura Centers for Health had a nagging problem: No-shows were at an all-time high. Clinics were being bombarded by phone calls from patients who, in turn, were often left on hold while staff scrambled to triage them. And two hundred miles away, Santa Cruz Community Health Centers was facing a similar dilemma. What happened when both clinics independently decided to experiment with text messaging? Read our case study. And then join us for a Q&A webinar where Altura and Santa Cruz will answer your burning questions. Register

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California ACEs Learning & Quality Improvement Collaborative

We’re now accepting applications for our newest program — the California ACEs Learning & Quality Improvement Collaborative (CALQIC).

In partnership with the UCSF Center to Advance Trauma-Informed Healthcare and other key partners, we’ll select 15 organizations across California to participate in this 18-month learning collaborative to support clinics in screening for and responding to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in children and adults.

We’ll provide access to training and technical assistance, in-person conferences, site visits to exemplar organizations, and coaching, as well up to $70,000 in grants to each participating organization.

Application Deadline: April 30

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