Recent News and Events

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July 9, 2024
The Center for Community Health and Evaluation has released the findings of an independent evaluation of Samaritan, a digital health intervention designed to assist individuals at risk for or experiencing homelessness. The Samaritan pilot was implemented in five community health centers in Los Angeles, and the work was supported by the California Health Care Foundation in collaboration with Health Care LA and California Hospital Medical Center.
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June 5, 2024
The best projects inspire and challenge us, changing us both professionally and personally. The Strong, Prosperous, and Resilient Communities Challenge (SPARCC) evaluation provided CCHE this experience, deepening our understanding of equitable community development and its importance.
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March 25, 2024
RWJF partnered with CCHE to assess their equitable rural development strategy
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April 10, 2023
According to the CDC, Black and African American birthing people are three times more likely to die from a pregnancy-related issue than their white counterparts. The fragmented nature of care further worsens difficulties addressing disparities.
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March 15, 2023
Colorectal cancer is the second most deadly type of cancer in the United States, according to the National Cancer Institute. However, colorectal cancer is also highly preventable with regular screening, and if the cancer is caught early and hasn’t spread, survival rates are high.
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January 11, 2023
In the US, residents report broad access to firearms. Over half of firearm deaths in 2020 were by suicide. Most people who attempt suicide with firearms do not survive. While routine suicide prevention practices are becoming more common during health care visits, like screening for depression and suicidal thoughts, questions about firearm access remain uncommon.
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December 1, 2022
The American Evaluation Association's annual conference in New Orleans featured 3 presentations from the Center for Community Health and Evaluation (CCHE) at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute (KPWHRI).
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