This podcast is about strengthening the health and wellbeing of historically underinvested communities. Every episode offers new ideas and practical advice that you can apply today.

When space is at a premium, portable carts equipped with tablets allow providers to easily toggle between in-person visits and virtual visits in the same exam room.

The collaborative’s data and findings form the basis for the next phase of California’s ACEs Aware initiative, designed to screen for, treat and heal childhood trauma.

We’ve created a customizable set of materials to help your clinic promote video visits. Written at a 5th grade reading level and full of colorful illustration, these patient education materials come…

Want to use real-time data to solve real-world problems? Curious about what data sources will help you understand health equity issues in your community?
CCI recently hosted a Technology Solutions Sh…


We’ve been talking a lot about “design thinking” on this podcast lately.
Now, it’s your chance to get involved in Catalyst, our award-winning training program that teaches an approach to problem…

When Venice Family Clinic, Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCLAC), and Food Forward joined Catalyst, CCI’s award-winning design thinking program, they were curious about what foo…

It’s a conundrum: Federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) have a mission to serve the underserved, but how do you reach these vulnerable people in the first place? Take STRIDE Community Health Ce…

A pilot program from the Jefferson Center for Mental Health in Denver, Colorado, for treating depression yielded a recovery rate is two to four times greater than national averages.

The healing that can occur when clinics treat immigrant patients with respect, dignity and loving kindness.

How a small safety net health center achieved vaccine equity when giant health systems nationwide have faltered

Amplify Healing Connections teams share tips on how to empower youth, from peer support to bagel prep.

Texts are far more likely to be read than emails or patient portal messages, so these Colorado providers made them central to their telehealth strategy.

Four health care safety net organizations have spent the past 18 months testing, refining, and implementing innovations to help combat transportation insecurity in their communities. Despite embarking…

Six health care safety net organizations have spent the past 18 months testing, refining, and implementing innovations to help combat food insecurity in their communities. Despite embarking on this wo…

Patient portals are patients’ own private gateway to their provider, but they’re only beneficial if patients actually use them.

During their transition to offering telemedicine visits at the start of the pandemic, San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) recognized that handoffs between team members were causing confusion, and patients…

With a large pediatric patient population, clinic leadership and frontline providers were aligned early-on regarding the importance of investing in video visit infrastructure. White Memorial Community…



Kevin Shoop had never had health problems until he had a heart attack on the day of his second son passed away. After his heart surgery, he was unable to pay rent after he left the hospital and…

“Addiction has traditionally been approached as a social problem, not as a health problem. But the reality is that it’s actually a chronic disease.”

For the past 3 years, CCI has been working with healthcare organizations to deepen and strengthen their capacity to deliver trauma and resilience-informed care with pediatric patients and their caregi…

Diabetes, heart disease, and hypertension are among the biggest scourges of low-income communities. Left uncontrolled, these diseases can cripple and kill people long before their time.
Fifteen years…

What is the best way to convince people in our country to get vaccinated?
One sure-fire way NOT to do so: Argue with a COVID vaccine skeptic until you are both worn out. Instead, tailor the solution…

In this clip from a California ACEs Learning Quality Improvement Collaborative (CALQIC) webinar, Dr. Alicia Lieberman describes how the Trauma & Resilience-informed Inquiry for Adversity, Distress…

The IMAT Index was developed as a practical, easy-to-use quality improvement tool for primary care clinics treating substance use disorders.