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I love spreadsheets. And I mean love spreadsheets. I even dressed up as one for Halloween. In my view, there are few problems that can’t be solved with a Pivot Table or vlookup . So, when I joined...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

In California, we are moving forward with implementation of the Affordable Care Act at a rapid pace. With more individuals choosing coverage through Covered California by the day, and safety net...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

I’ve always told people that I grew up in Forest Hill, Maryland, in a town of less than 400 people. However, a colleague recently pointed out to me that my “town” is actually just an unincorporated...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

This month marks two very important moments for the Foundation. As most of you know, October 1 was the launch of Covered California, our state’s health insurance exchange. This is an essential piece...

Brenda Solórzano

I love summer for many reasons, but one of them may surprise you - it’s the season when I get to spend time with our summer interns. Every year, starting in June, these young students help remind me...

Bess Bendet

For me, the best part of going to a baseball game is, actually, not the game itself; it’s the opportunity to enjoy one of my favorite, deliciously unhealthy treats: a Chicago-style hot dog . It’s not...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

We understand that creating real impact doesn’t happen by chance. So, over the past year, we worked with our Board and took a detailed look at the Foundation’s programs, goals, and activities to...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

If you have ever seen the movie The Princess Bride , you know that it is an epic adventure that has a little bit of everything - revenge, miracles, and true love. You also know that the protagonists...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

The dramatic expansions in health insurance coverage included in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) will give millions of low-income Americans greater choice in where and how they...