Designing the Future of Health

How many spirits live in a BART station? And other questions about othering and belonging

Earlier this year, I was late to work, flying down the stairs of the San Bruno BART station to the underground passenger...

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Report: The Economics of Child Abuse: A Study of California

March, 2019

In 2017, one out of every 19 children were reported as victims of maltreatment in California. Signs of child maltreatment...

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Exploring the Value of Prevention

The Value of Prevention

From Foundation Senior Program Officer Rachel Wick:

One of my new year’s resolutions was to work on my personal...

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Last Chance to Apply: Exploring the Value of Prevention

A few weeks ago, we released a new request for proposals as part of our Designing the Future of Health initiative, with...

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Webinar - Further Forward: Our New Strategy for Impact

May, 2018

Blue Shield of California Foundation recently launched a new strategic plan aimed at transforming the health and well-...

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Accelerating Innovation in Health Care: Game-Changing Ideas to Clear the Way

June, 2017

This Aspen Institute report indentifies five transformative ideas to accelerate innovation and amplify value and quality...

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Moving Forward in Uncertain Times: A Scenario Planning Guide and Toolkit for California Clinics and Health Centers

July, 2017

This toolkit, supported by Blue Shield of California Foundation, aims to support community health centers as they...

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Supporting the Integration of Community Health Workers into Health Care Teams in California

June, 2017

Community health workers (CHWs) and promotores de salud areplaying an increasingly important role in the delivery of high...

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Making the Connection: What patient engagement means to me

We’re living in a time of uncertainty. For those of us working to preserve and improve California’s healthcare safety net...

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Advancing Payment Innovation within Federally Qualified Health Centers: Lessons from California

May, 2017

This brief from the Center for Health Care Strategies, supported by Blue Shield of California Foundation, describes the...

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