The Center actively seeks to bring together leading researchers from USC, other universities, and the healthcare community; and engages in a wide range of partnerships with funders, community organizations and healthcare associations to share knowledge that will improve healthcare delivery at the community, organization and systemic levels.


Founded in 1996, the California HealthCare Foundation is a nonprofit grant-making philanthropy based in Oakland, CA. CHCF works as a catalyst to fulfill the promise of better health for all Californians.


The Right Care Initiative strives to measurably improve patient outcomes through enhanced practice of patient-centered, evidence-based medicine.


The HCP Institute for Applied Research and Education is an independently operated 501(c)(3) foundation that designs, implements, refines, and disseminates patient-centered innovations within California’s leading integrated care organizations. Using a multidisciplinary approach, the Institute collaborates with academic organizations, medical centers, and other health groups nationwide to improve patient care, quality and effectiveness for diverse, vulnerable patient populations in a culturally-sensitive manner.


The RAND Corporation is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decision-making through research and analysis.


SCAN Health Plan® is the second largest Medicare Advantage plan in California. The health plan seeks to find innovative ways to enhance seniors’ ability to manage their health and to continue to control where and how they live by developing partnerships to deliver the right health care, in the right setting, and at the right cost while maximizing seniors’ ability to remain independent.