DHCS, UC-Davis Team Up for Public Health Overhaul Study
TheÂ California Department of Health Care Services recently announced a $4.25 million agreement with UC-Davis Health System's Institute for Population Health ImprovementÂ to study techniques implemented by 17 public hospital systems for cutting costs and improving health outcomes for Medi-Cal patients. Medi-Cal is California's Medicaid program. If proven successful, the techniques could serve as models for hospitals across the U.S.Â
- "Researchers To Examine Revamp of Public Health" (Jewett, California Watch, 2/15).