Briefs & Reports

Sustainability Audit of the Contra Costa County Regional Medical Center (Hospital) and Clinics

HMA outlines steps Contra Costa County can take to prepare for an increase in demand for health care services as an estimated 113,000 uninsured county residents obtain health care coverage under the federal health reform law. The study identifies the pros and cons of a range of options that could increase efficiency and care quality, such as expanding clinic hours, creating a patient-centered medical home and implementing an electronic health record system.