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.


Creating a Safety Net for COVID-19 Patients in Home Isolation July 16 at 1pm PT. Learn about IsoCare, a doctor-led volunteer organization that bridges an important gap in health care: the lack of support for patients ordered by their physician to quarantine or self-isolate at home. Register

Self-Measured Blood Pressure (SMBP) Monitoring — July 23 at 12pm PT. Join national experts in SMBP monitoring from the American Medical Association (AMA) as they provide an overview of how clinical care teams can use SMBP with their patients. We’ll review recent changes regarding reimbursement for SMBP-related services, national quality metrics, and a resource to assist in choosing a validated home blood pressure measurement device. Register

Practicing Empathic Communication July 29 at 12pm PT. During this public health crisis, empathic communication has never been more important — virtually and in-person, in our homes and at work. In this interactive webinar, participants will learn more about the compelling research behind these skills, examine real-world examples, and practice two important and practical strategies. Register

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Featured Resources

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

This week we hosted "Designing Through People Power," which focused on combining design and community organizing for change that is transformative and socially just. The webinar grew out of a discuss...
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...
Don’t be afraid to ask — What does “motivational interviewing” really mean? While motivational interviewing, or MI, has been an evidenced-based practice for more than two decades, in our new...
“I was giving people a piece of paper about how to do self-isolation, knowing full well they were going to go to Costco to pick up supplies on the way home, and the driver was going to go to work the next day and possibly spread the infection to his colleagues.”
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...
In the face of crushing need, the coronavirus pandemic has pushed safety net clinics to get creative when it comes to helping food insecure patients. Some might call it outside-the-box thinking — ex...

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.”