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.

“Innovation” is an increasingly ubiquitous term in health care that can mean many things to different people and organizations. The current and continuing surge in health innovation reflects a hunger...

/ Peter Long, Ph.D.

We’ve begun the third year of implementing our Foundation’s strategic plan, which is designed to transform California’s safety net and domestic violence systems to improve the health and wellbeing of...

/ Peter Long, Ph.D.

As I look back at a very busy and successful year for the Foundation, what stands out in my memory is not an exciting event or convening, not even new research or a critical piece of legislation...

/ Peter Long, Ph.D.

"...to end domestic violence." I read these words often in our mission statement, and frequently share them with policymakers, journalists, grantees, and others. Yet, in my day-to-day work, amidst...

/ Peter Long, Ph.D.

This summer marks five years since I first stepped into my role as president and CEO of Blue Shield of California Foundation. At the time, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was just being signed into law...

/ Peter Long, Ph.D.

Periodically, it is important to review the fundamentals of our work to ensure that we remain true to our mission. This includes answering the “what,” “how,” and “why” of our ongoing efforts to...

/ Peter Long, Ph.D.

“Change is the only constant in life, and it is in changing that we find purpose.” –Heraclitus Recently, it seems we’re experiencing more and faster change at every turn. On a national level, new...

/ Peter Long, Ph.D.

Last week I was honored to speak at an event hosted by our grantee, Center for the Pacific Asian Family (CPAF). That same week, the media — and our entire country — turned its attention to the issue...

/ Peter Long, Ph.D.

So much has been written, discussed, and disputed around the political and ideological battles over healthcare reform. For nearly half of a decade, much of the conversation has been focused on...

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