Improvement and Learning Collaboratives

CQC’s improvement and learning collaboratives are multi-year programs offering technical assistance. Program participants receive personalized coaching from experts and engage in educational opportunities including virtual peer sharing, site visits and data analytics. These programs aim to foster a sustainable health care system accessible to all.

Programs


Behavioral Health Integration – Children and Youth Collaborative Learning Exchange (2024-2025)

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Recruiting Now | The Behavioral Health Integration – Children and Youth Collaborative Learning Exchange is a nine-month learning collaborative launching October 2024 that will bring together organizations experienced in integrating behavioral health services into primary care for children and youth.


Payment Model Demonstration Project (2024-2025)

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Recruiting Now | The Payment Model Demonstration Project will test a common value-based payment model with approximately 30 independent practices in California to strengthen primary care delivery.


CalHIVE Behavioral Health Integration (2023-2026)

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The CalHIVE Behavioral Health Integration Improvement Collaborative is a three-year program operated by PBGH’s California Quality Collaborative (CQC) that begins July 2023 and will focus on supporting California-based primary care practices as they integrate behavioral health services.


Equity and Quality at Independent Practices in LA County (2023-2025)

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Equity and Quality at Independent Practices in LA County is a two-year improvement collaborative focused on accelerating quality improvement in small, independent primary care practices serving Medi-Cal enrollees of color in Los Angeles County.


CalHIVE Telehealth & Virtual Care (2020 – 2022)

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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.


Practice Transformation Initiative (2016 – 2019)

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The Practice Transformation Initiative (PTI) was a four-year initiative that engaged 4,800 clinicians statewide contracted with provider organizations to improve measures of cost, quality and patient experience.

Resources

Designing an Effective Colorectal Cancer Outreach Campaign

Prospectus | Behavioral Health Integration – Children and Youth Collaborative Learning Exchange

Behavioral Health Integration – Children and Youth Collaborative Learning Exchange is a nine-month learning collaborative to help provider organizations experienced in behavioral health integration supporting children and youth to share, spread and showcase successful practices.

CQC Success Story | BH Screening and Brief Intervention for Referral and Treatment

Golden Valley Health Center, a participant in CQC’s Practice Transformation Initiative, was able to improve screening and treatment for behavioral health at rural health centers through expanded virtual access.

Past Events and Training

April 18, 2024

Using Health Equity Data to Stratify Quality Improvement Performance Measures

The California Quality Collaborative (CQC) presented as part of the Central Valley Health Network’s Improvement Collaborative series for health centers, offering guidance and best practices on how to effectively use health equity data to stratify quality improvement performance measures.

June 13, 2023

Behavioral Health Integration Fundamentals: Concepts & Models

Integrating behavioral health into primary care is essential for providers looking to deliver patient-centered, high-quality and whole-person care. Yet many health care organizations struggle with knowing where to begin.