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.

Scheduling appointments is one of the biggest challenges facing community health centers. Patients often lose those self-addressed postcard reminders, and manually calling patients to book a recall ap…

Health centers can integrate new technology such APIs to improve their patients’ experiences before they even reach the front door. In this episode, we follow Altura Centers for Health’s campaign t…

When COVID-19 drastically reduced in-person health care, safety-net providers turned to telehealth to continue serving their patients.
This presentation, featuring CCI’s Alexis Wielunski and Diana C…

What does it look like to reshape the experience of scheduling appointments in a way that enhances the continuity of care? Patients are juggling competing commitments and often face barriers that make…

Assessing patients one by one for social determinants of health (SDOH) such as housing and food access is an important yet often high-touch process conducted by health center staff. So what might a lo…

Video visits – a key component of telehealth – hold both great promise and great responsibility. For health system leaders, it’s an opportunity to deliver high quality care to more people. However…

Rolling out a new phone system can be a daunting undertaking, but West County Health Centers confirms the switch to a cloud-based system was well worth it in the long run.

What does it take for an entire network of safety net health centers to transition to a new electronic health record (EHR) system — one that captures data from every clinic and ER the patient visits…

The Connected Care Accelerator expanded telehealth in 45 California clinics during the pandemic.

In this episode, we dive into another health center’s digital health solution journey with remote patient monitoring (RPM) during the Covid-19 pandemic. Northeast Valley Health Corporation realized ea…

The young health tech navigators, hired from the community, help patients with language issues, culture, trust and tech literacy.

Can a more advanced patient portal improve face-to-face visits? Appointments are often so jampacked with questions, screenings, and taking notes that it’s increasingly difficult to analyze patient dat…

The COVID-19 pandemic upended the way California delivers health care. Telehealth has become crucial to improving access to care as well as health equity – fair, just, and inclusive opportunities fo…

The COVID-19 pandemic upended the way California delivers health care, as many providers rapidly pivoted from in-person visits to telehealth. This shift has been transformational in ensuring access to…

This guide aims to help frontline staff, schedulers, and care team members determine if a patient’s needs can be addressed with a virtual visit.

How do you achieve equitable virtual care?

We chose to use the “driver diagram” structure to help organize what we learned to be the most important levers to achieve our goal of equitable virtual care. This structure provides a simple visu…

Want to learn how you might improve your patient’s digital literacy and digital self-sufficiency in accessing digital tools and resources?
Are you considering whether to provide tech support to pat…

Many safety net clinics want to start transitioning their patients from phone calls to video visits. But are they asking the right questions?

Uniting behavioral and medical health care personnel in a Zoom Clinic resulted in greater collaboration.

During the pandemic, seeking verbal consent for virtual care became overwhelming. Enter online intake forms, which patients can complete from any device

During the pandemic, safety net health clinics soon realized patients’ touchstone for virtual care: A human connection to help bridge the digital divide.

Safety net health clinics in CCA are harnessing the power of wireless technology to send home monitoring data directly from the patient to the provider.

What is remote patient monitoring?
In this episode, we talk with Axis Community Health about launching a digital health solution that captures and records a patient’s blood pressure data in the comfo…