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Southside Coalition of Community Health Centers. (2015) Safety Net Integration: Overview and Lessons Learned from a Care Coordination Pilot Between 8 Community Health Centers and a Hospital Serving South Los Angeles. Southside Safety Net Integration Pilot

Increasing Primary Care Provider Capacity:  Neurology and Dermatology

The Southside Coalition Story

Vaccaro, Nina. 2016 (July). The Dogged Determination Behind a Decade of Health Gains in South L.A.  Zócalo Public Square.

National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). 2011. Cost Effectiveness of Care Provided at Health Centers. Fact Sheet #1211, p. 1.

Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development. 2014. Prevention Quality Indicators “Preventable Hospitalizations” for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions

South Los Angeles Safety Net

Hayes, Merdies. 2012 (November 22). “The Promise of Good Medical Care Returns to South Los Angeles.” Our Weekly.

Lee, Helen, Laura Hill, and Shannon McConville. 2012 (October). Access to the Health Care Safety Net in California. Public Policy Institute of California.

Park, Annie, Nancy Watson, Lark Galloway-Gilliam. 2008 (December). South Los Angeles Health Equity Scorecard. Los Angeles: Community Health Councils.

Tobler. Laura. 2000 (July 17). The Health Care Safety Net: “A Fragile Patchwork of Providers.” State Health Notes 21(329).

People Our Members Serve

Howard, David B. 2008. “Unsheltered.” Executive Summary. Published by Special Service for Groups.

Kurt Salmon Associates. 2007 (October). Critical Condition: Examining the Scope of Medical Services in South Los Angeles. Los Angeles: California Endowment.

Los Angeles County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. 2012. Community Profile Report.

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. 2007. Los Angeles County Health Survey. Office of Health Assessment and Epidemiology, Health Assessment Unit.

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. 2013 (March). Key Indicators of Health by Service Planning Area. Office of Health Assessment and Epidemiology.

Park, Annie, Nancy Watson, Lark Galloway-Gilliam. 2008 (December). South Los Angeles Health Equity Scorecard. Los Angeles: Community Health Councils.

Smith, R. J. 2007. The Great Black Way: LA in the 1940s and the Last African American Renaissance. New York: Public Affairs.

Community Health Centers

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2009 (December 17). Chronic Disease Prevention.

National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). 2015. Health Centers Provide Cost Effective Care

National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). 2011 (September). Health Centers and Medicaid Fact Sheet

National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) 2014. (December). A Sketch of Community Health Centers

National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) 2016. California Community Health Centers Fact Sheet

Spann, Stephen J., MD. 2004. “Report on Financing the New Model of Family Medicine.” Annals of Family Medicine 2(3):S1–21. doi: 10.1370/afm.237.

Problems Community Health Centers Address

American Diabetes Association. 2007. “Economic Costs of Diabetes in the US in 2007.” Diabetes Care 31(3):596–615.

California Primary Care Association. 2012. Value of Community Health Centers Study. CPCA, p. 1.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2015. Four Domains of Chronic Disease Prevention.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2011 (August). HIV in the United States: An Overview.

Chin, Marshall H. 2010. “Quality Improvement Implementation and Disparities: The Case of the Health Disparities Collaboratives.” Medical Care 48(80):668–75.

Hawkins, Dan. “New Study Highlights Critical Role of CHCs in Health Care System.” AAFP.

HRSA. 2009. Child Health USA 2008-2009. US Department of Health and Human Services.

Huang, Elbert S., Qi Zhang, Sydney E. S. Brown, Melinda L. Drum, David O. Meltzer, and Marshall H. Chin. 2007. “The Cost-Effectiveness of Improving Diabetes Care in U.S. Federally Qualified Community Health Centers.” Health Services Research 42(6):2174–93. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6773.2007.00734.x.

Lillie-Blanton, Marsha, Valerie E. Stone, Alison Snow Jones, Jeffrey Levi, Elizabeth T. Golub, Mardge H. Cohen, Nancy A. Hessol, and Tracey E. Wilson. 2010 (August). “Association of Race, Substance Abuse, and Health Insurance Coverage with Use of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy among HIV-infected Women, 2005.” American Journal of Public Health 100(8):1493–99. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2008.158949.

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. 2013 (March). Key Indicators of Health by Service Planning Area. Office of Health Assessment and Epidemiology. LA County Key Indicators of Health Report 2013

Maciosek, Michael. V, AB Coffield, TJ Flottemesch, NM Edwards, and LI Solberg. 2010 (September). “Greater Use of Preventive Services in U.S. Health Care Could Save Lives at Little or No Cost.” Health Affairs 29(9): 1656–60. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2008.0701.

Shi, Leiyu, Lydie A Lebrun, Li-Mei Hung, Jinsheng Zhu, Jenna Tsai. 2012 (Jan–Mar). “US Primary Care Delivery after the Health Center Growth Initiative: Comparison of Health Centers, Hospital Outpatient Departments, and Physicians’ Offices.” Journal of Ambulatory Care Management 35(1):60–74. doi: 10.1097/JAC.0b013e31823abf07.

Shi, Leiyu, Gregory D. Stevens, John T. Wulu et al. 2004. “America’s Health Centers: Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Perinatal Care and Birth Outcomes.” Health Services Research 39(6): Part I, 1881–1901.

US Department of Health and Human Services. 2011(February 9). Building Healthier Communities by Investing in Prevention.

How Well Do Community Health Centers Work?

California Primary Care Association. 2012. Value of Community Health Centers Study. CPCA, p. 1.

Goldman, L. E., P.W. Chu, H. Tran, and R.S. Stafford. 2012 (August). “Federally Qualified Health Centers and Private Practice Performance on Ambulatory Care Measures.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine (43):2. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2012.02.033.

Patient-Centered Medical Homes

AAFP. The Patient-Centered Medical Home – Overview.

Health Policy Brief. 2010. (September 14). “Patient-Centered Medical Homes.” Health Affairs.

Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative. 2007 (February). “Joint Principles of the Patient-Centered Medical Home.” PCPCC.

Qualis Health. 2011 (June 13). “Qualis Health to Guide Southside Coalition of Community Health Centers through a Patient-Centered Medical Home Transformation Effort.”

Reid, Robert J., Katie Coleman, Eric A. Johnson, Paul A. Fishman, Clarissa Hsu, Michael P. Soman, Claire E. Trescott, Michael Erikson, and Eric B. Larson. 2010 (May). “The Group Health Medical Home at Year Two: Cost Savings, Higher Patient Satisfaction, and Less Burnout for Providers.” Health Affairs 29(5): 835–43. doi 10.1377/hlthaff.2010.0158.

More on Health Care in Underserved Communities

China, Casey, Annie Park, and Lark Galloway-Gilliam. 2012 (October). Health Professionals Shortage Areas. Los Angeles: Community Health Councils.

Cunningham, Rad N., Annie Park, and Lark Galloway-Gilliam. 2012 (August). Dialogues with South Los Angeles Safety Net Users on Health Reform. Los Angeles: Community Health Councils.

Gorman, Anna. 2011 (October 09). “L.A. County expands no-cost healthcare: Hoping to establish new programs before Medi-Cal takes over in 2014, it plans to register as many as 550,000 patients and assign them to medical clinics for free services.” Los Angeles Times.

Health Matters. 2012 (November). Los Angeles: Community Health Councils.

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Hing, Esther, and Roderick S. Hooker. 2011 (July). Community Health Centers: Providers, Patients, and Content of Care. NCHS Data Brief, No. 65.

John Snow Inc. 2013 (January). Value of Community Health Centers Study. Partnership HealthPlan of California Case Study. Sacramento: CPCA.

LA Care Health Plan. 2012. 15 Years and One Million Members Strong. 15th Anniversary Report.

Martinez, José. 2012 (August 31). “Connecting Patients in the Safety Net with Specialty Care: Still a Big Challenge.” OnCentral.

Morales, Fatima, Sonya Vasquez, Lark Galloway-Gilliam. 2012 (May). Bridging the Health Divide. Designing the Navigator System in California. Los Angeles: Community Health Councils.

National Health Foundation. 2011. National Health Foundation Integration of Healthcare Delivery Systems in South LA Background Analysis.

Quick Facts. 2012. Los Angeles County. US Department of Commerce: United States Census Bureau.

Rivas, Caroline, and Lark Galloway-Gilliam. 2006 (January). Path to Accessing Health Coverage: Outreach, Enrollment, Retention & Utilization. Los Angeles: Community Health Councils.

Rivas, Caroline, Michelle Wood, and Lark Galloway-Gilliam. 2006 (May). Policy Framework for Outreach, Enrollment, Retention & Utilization for Healthcare Coverage in California. Los Angeles: Community Health Councils.

State Health Facts. 2012. California.

USC Cancer Surveillance Program. 2011. Cancer in Los Angeles County: Incidence and Mortality by Race/Ethnicity 1988-2009.

US Department of Health and Human Services. 2011 (February 9). Building Healthier Communities by Investing in Prevention.

Wood, Michelle, Caroline Rivas, and Lark Galloway-Gilliam. 2008 (August). OERU Toolkit: Strategies for Healthcare Coverage. Los Angeles: Community Health Councils.