Current Research Projects
More information regarding the L.A. Care/CHIGLA Clearing House Project & One-E-App Evaluation will be coming soon.
Covering California’s Kids Evaluation
Examines the impact of county-based health insurance programs, known as Healthy Kids, on access, quality, and outcomes for California. Funded by First 5 Children & Families Commission and The California Endowmentenrollees. Four Years
The Los Angeles Healthy Kids Program Evaluation
Study of outreach and enrollment practices for the LA network of Healthy Kids Programs. Funded by The Los Angeles First 5 Commission, subcontractor to the Urban Institute. Four Years.
Healthy Kids Statewide Survey
Provides statewide estimates of the impact of Healthy Kids on children's health, well-being, and quality of life, and is designed to provide funders and policy-makers with more detailed information on the health impacts of such programs. Funded by California Children & Families, The California Endowment, and the state of California. Four Years
State Health Access Reform Evaluation
Assesses the effectiveness of innovative strategies to identify and enroll eligible, uninsured children into public health insurance programs. Funded by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.Two Years.
Alameda Health Care Quality Assessment
Analyzes retention of members in an Alameda health plan, and monitors quality of coverage and patterns of healthcare utilization including use of preventive services versus more expensive secondary and tertiary services. Funded by Alameda Alliance for Health. On going.
Medical Home Effects on Asthma Hospitalizations
Assesses the impact of a quality medical home on outcomes for children with asthma, including hospitalizations, emergency department visits, and family burdens. Funded by the US Health Resources and Services Administration. One Year.
Specialty Care Access Project
Examines effects of specialty care provider training on improvements in quality of care and access to cardiac and rheumatologic specialty care services for low income populations served by L.A. County community clinics. Funded by The California HealthCare Foundation. One Year.
Supportive Housing in Los Angeles
An ethnographic study of four previously homeless individuals which aims to reveal the estimated costs of their service use (ie.hospital emergency department visits, criminal justice system, mental health services) before and after placement in supportive housing. Funded by United Way of Los Angeles. One Year.