Do you have questions about COVID-19 and providing medications for addiction treatment (MAT) to patients with opioid use disorder?

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…

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…

Last week I got my first glimpse of health care in the age of COVID-19.
Two days before Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered Californians to “shelter in place” — that is, to stay home — my teenage son L…

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…

CCI spoke with ATSH Coach Katie Bell to learn why screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) is important during the MAT intake process. Katie gives tips for administering the tool to create a…

This webinar was held for CCI’s Addiction Treatment Starts Here programs on February 28, 2020. Dr. Mark McGovern, ATSH Program Evaluator, provided an overview analysis of Wave 1 teams’ data from the…

On February 27, 2020, the Resilient Beginnings Collaborative will meet for a fourth and final time. We will reflect on the progress made during the program and plan for sustaining and spreading these…

CCI Spoke with Eduardo Villarama, MD, Regional Medical Director at Golden Valley Health Centers, to learn about what steps they took upon inception to implement a successful MAT program.

CCI hosts a kickoff webinar for organizations participating in the new cycle of PHASE 2020-2021. The webinar reviews program structure, expectations of grantees, and TA support.

CHCN is a technology innovation hub. And on top of everything else, CHCN is working furiously to boost the health centers’ HEDIS ratings — a set of quality improvement measures that can translate…

This webinar was held for CCI’s Addiction Treatment Starts Here programs on January 28, 2020. Brittany McCafferty, PhD, Behavioral Health Consultant for Cherokee Health Systems, explores methods to ta…

Ever wanted to take a look under the hood of our Technology Hub case studies? Or better yet, wish you had a roadmap to piloting and implementing an external technology platform at your organization?…

We now know that trauma early in life can have a significant impact on an individual’s health and wellness throughout their life. As a result, health care organizations are beginning to focus on pro…

Have you ever struggled to gain support for an improvement project from key stakeholders?
You know what you want to achieve, you know what success will look like, and you already have all kinds of id…

In December, seven participants and program team members from Kaiser Permanente’s cardiovascular disease risk reduction initiatives attended a site visit at Livingston Health Center in California’…

Altura Centers for Health had a nagging problem. The Tulare, California, health center serves as the primary medical stop for about 30,000 residents in the Central Valley, but patient scheduling was a…

In our monthly Colorado Health Innovation Community (CHIC) webinar, we set the stage for teams’ upcoming technology pilots by sharing a project pilot roadmap, support options, objectives, and lessons…

CCI spoke with Ellen Ahn, KCS Executive Director, to learn more about what their organization has learned as they’ve rapidly started managing a larger patient population with addiction.

What is the most effective way to improve blood pressure control for patients with hypertension?
During this webinar, Dr. Jeff Brettler discussed the recognized key drivers of blood pressure control…

The Population Health Learning Network (PHLN) aims to improve the health and wellbeing of more than 1.2 million Californians by bringing together safety net primary care organizations to strengthen an…

This webinar was held for CCI’s Addiction Treatment Starts Here programs on December 11, 2019. ATSH coach and consultant, Katie Bell led this webinar on how to cultivate a well informed and welcoming…

CCI spoke with Arlene Brown, Recovery Support Navigator at Northern Inyo Healthcare District, to learn more about how they build relationships inside and outside of their MAT clinic to support patient…

This webinar was held for CCI’s Addiction Treatment Starts Here programs on December 9, 2019. Sarah Bagley, MD, MSc from Boston Medical Center led this webinar. Dr. Bagley discusses how to structure a…