Category: Reports


ITUP Publishes Fact Sheet on Intersection of Public Health and Health Care

The Insure the Uninsured Project (ITUP) recently published a fact sheet that “purposefully brings the public health and health care systems” in one publication to explore their different funding sources, separate government structures, and future opportunities to enhance coordination between the two systems. The fact sheet details historical state funding trends in health care and…

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CDPH Publishes Data Brief on Older Adult Suicides in California

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Injury and Violence Prevention Branch (IVPB) recently published a new data brief detailing trends and statistics on suicide among older adults in California. The publication provides 2018 data on suicides among residents ages 65 and older in California, as well as highlights from counties participating in the California…

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UCLA Evaluates Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on WPC Program

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Center for Health Policy Research (CHPR) recently published an evaluation report that assessed how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted service utilization under the Whole Person Care (WPC) Program, the statewide Medi-Cal demonstration launched in 2016 to integrate medical, behavioral health, and social services for high-utilizing Medi-Cal beneficiaries. The report…

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CalHPS Issues Report on California’s Overdose Crisis

California Health Policy Strategies (CalHPS) recently published a policy brief detailing the overdose crisis in California between 2017 and 2021. The report calls attention to the significant increase in drug overdose deaths throughout the state. The policy brief’s topline findings include: Preventable drug-related overdose deaths have doubled since 2017 – Between 2020 and 2021, nearly…

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Newsom Issues 2021 Social Innovation Impact Report

This week, Governor Gavin Newsom released the 2021 second annual Social Innovation Impact Report, detailing California’s multisector approaches to addressing the state’s most persistent challenges, including the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Newsom Administration, California has led 44 public-private partnerships totaling more than $4 billion in corporate and philanthropic contributions and engaging more than 1,600…

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CDPH Injury and Violence Prevention Branch Issues Report on Empowering Girls and Women

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Injury and Violence Prevention Branch (IVPB) recently issued a new report entitled, “Opportunities to Empower and Support Girls and Women in California: An Environmental Scan of Leadership Opportunities and Economic Supports to Prevent Sexual Violence, Intimate Partner Violence, and Teen Dating Violence.” The report represents an initial exploration…

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Biden-Harris Administration Issues National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking

Today, the Biden-Harris Administration announced the release of the new National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking, detailing the country’s strategy to addressing human trafficking. The plan delineates actions and resources across numerous federal agencies and emphasizes collaboration with state and local governments, the private sector, and non-governmental partners. The National Action Plan retains a…

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