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Health Care & Population Health

Making health care—and health—accessible, affordable and effective for all

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  • 85% of hospitals surveyed committed to population health
  • 263K Californians with access to CHW services
  • 10K+ healthcare internship hours worked by at-risk youth

Our Work

Access to high-quality, affordable health care is critical in creating healthier populations. Yet much of what makes people healthy is determined outside the doctor’s office—from housing and safety to education and employment. That’s why physicians today investigate housing conditions to prevent asthma, why banks invest in childcare centers, and why hospitals address hunger in neighboring communities. To ensure successful collaboration and better health, PHI brings together a broad cross-section of partners. PHI programs help align resources, guide strategic investments, and uncover financing and payment mechanisms that make healthcare—and health—accessible, affordable and effective. For everyone.

PHI Priority

Building Health Equity

PHI's California Coalition for Black Birth Justice brings together birth equity and reproductive justice experts from across California and the nation to drive coordinated, collaborative efforts that accelerate birth justice. In 2023, they released the California Black Birth Justice Agenda, which provides a roadmap for healthcare and public health practitioners to build longer-term, upstream, sustainable solutions that advance birth justice and equity for Black families.

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New Public Health Primer: Engaging Community Development for Health Equity

How can the public health and community development sectors to work together to advance health and racial equity? A new primer from PHI’s Build Healthy Places Network and partners provides a roadmap for forging upstream partnerships, with recommendations, strategies and lessons-learned from national, state and local leaders.

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