Launching a Care Integration Resource Center: A toolkit to help tackle medical neighborhood integration complexities

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The UCSF Center for Excellence in Primary Care of the Department of Family and Community Medicine has partnered with the Center for Care Innovations to develop an online care integration resource center to better aid primary care providers, care managers, senior clinic leadership, and other health professionals – as well as patients – to help tackle a vital effort to knit together a network that provides coordinated, comprehensive primary care.

UCSF CIAQ and CEPC Awarded BSCF Technical Assistance Grant for Spreading Adoption of eConsult in the Safety Net

Dr. Delphine Tuot of the UCSF Center for Innovation in Access and Quality (CIAQ) and Dr. Nwando Olayiwola of the UCSF Center for Excellence in Primary Care (CEPC) were recently awarded a Blue Shield of California Foundation technical assistance grant for spreading adoption of eConsults in the safety net. eConsultation and referral systems (eCR) are delivery system innovations that enable primary care providers and specialists to consult electronically about a patient’s conditions, determine the optimal manner of care, and engage in effective co-management of patient conditions.

UCSF CEPC Receives Kaiser Permanente Grant to Help Reduce Heart Attacks and Strokes

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With a new grant from Kaiser Permanente, the UCSF Department of Family and Community Medicine’s Center for Excellence in Primary Care (CEPC) is part of a new, two-year effort to help prevent heart attacks and strokes among people who are at greatest risk. CEPC's grant of $250,000 will expand the reach and scope of Kaiser Permanente's successful Preventing Heart Attacks and Strokes Everyday (PHASE) program.  PHASE press release.