March 2017

Emily-Bourcier-1col.jpgSPARCC ignites change for equitable communities in 6 major cities

With $1.5 million from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, CCHE facilitates work to improve infrastructure and opportunities.

SusanKarenDianneMary-1col.jpgPatient-researcher helps advance care for other breast cancer survivors

Dianne Johnson tells how SIMBA study found room for improvement in information and support after breast cancer treatment.

nora-bw-1col.jpgCost-of-care conversations: How can health care be more transparent?

In this interview, Dr. Nora B. Henrikson describes her new study to identify better ways for patients and providers to talk about how much the patient pays.

Eric-Larson-1209_-1col.jpgDo the right thing: Let’s confront both health care underuse and overuse

Dr. Eric B. Larson writes about more opportunities to work for effective, affordable, responsible care on joining Kaiser Permanente.

santino-telles-1col.JPGBehavioral Health Integration: Empowered MAs are at the forefront

Medical Assistant Santino Telles describes an initiative that’s improving patients’ lives — while increasing his joy and pride in his work.

dad-2kids-flu-1col.jpgThis flu season is bad — get vaccinated!

This season: Disease severe, vaccine moderately effective, says Dr. Mike Jackson, who helps monitor each U.S. flu season.




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