There’s value in sharing insights and ideas along the way. Dig into our blog to read about the impact we’re seeing today, and the ideas that we hope will spark a change that helps move all of our work further forward.

Peter Long, Ph.D.

As I read the news each day, I find new resolve to continue pushing further forward in our mission. I’m also reminded just how much we will have to work together in response to legislative and...

What does patient engagement look like? What does it mean for patients when we get it right?

Brittany Imwalle

A few weeks ago, we celebrated my daughter’s ninth birthday. And it was almost a fiasco. We arrived at a local amusement park for a day of fun, only to find the parking lot empty and the park closing...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

This quarter, we continued to build upon our Act Now grantmaking to help meet the immediate needs of Californians affected by recent changes at the federal level. We also took time to consider not...

When I joined Blue Shield of California Foundation just over a year ago, I was excited to use my skills and knowledge to help strengthen California’s healthcare safety net and improve access to high-...

In late 2016, the US Surgeon General issued a groundbreaking report on drug and alcohol addiction. It was inspiring to see the nation’s top doctor sound the alarm about substance use—including the...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

Lost amidst the coverage of President-Elect Donald Trump’s transition and cabinet appointments is a chilling fact: the lives of Americans are getting shorter . Despite spending more for health care...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

Given the results of the recent election, we don’t yet know what changes we will encounter on the road ahead. What we do know is that our mission has not changed, and our resolve remains undiminished...

Gwyneth Tripp

Before the rains came, I was watering my garden and the hose I was using would only spray for a few seconds, and then give out. I kept repeating this, every time looking to see if there was a kink in...

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