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Care Transformation

Medical care is often inconvenient for patients and inappropriate — sometimes it’s even unsafe. PBGH works side by side with health care stakeholders — physician groups, health plans and large employers — to develop and spread the most effective models aimed at achieving health care’s triple aim: reducing cost, improving population health and improving patient care quality and satisfaction.

Programs and Initiatives

Primary Care

Employers know that primary care is essential to a healthy workforce and employees’ access to a high-value health care system.

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Specialty Care

PBGH provides pioneering quality measurement programs that form the foundation of work with large employers to expand payment models that encourage greater use of high-value specialty services.

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California Quality Collaborative

California Quality Collaborative (CQC) is a health care improvement program dedicated to helping providers gain the expertise, infrastructure and tools they need to advance care quality, improve efficiency and thrive in today’s rapidly changing environment.

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Transform Maternity Care

PBGH works with employers, providers and health plans to develop a maternity care system that embraces high-value services, reduces outcomes variation and incentivizes safety.

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CalHIVE Telehealth & Virtual Care (2020 – 2022)

The CalHIVE Telehealth & Virtual Care Improvement Collaborative was a two-year improvement collaborative providing technical assistance to clinicians to improve remote chronic disease management of patients with diabetes and asthma within the primary care setting.

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Behavioral Health Integration

PBGH is supporting the development of tools and systems that can enhance the continuity and coordination of physical and mental health in the primary care setting.

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PBGH is pushing forward on a broad front to solidify and expand telehealth’s recent gains due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including improving access to primary care and enabling team-based models that integrate behavioral health care.

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