Health Net awards $4.2 million to drive health workforce development and improve quality of health data collection

senior medical doctor and teamHealth Net, one of California’s largest health plans, is awarding a combined $4.2 million to 22 healthcare organizations across the state to help increase health workforce development and improve the accuracy of encounter data collection. The grants will expand access to health care and enhance health outcomes in medically underserved communities. Continue reading

Defeat your need for nicotine – The Great American Smokeout is coming!

Quit or stop smokingGet ready for the Great American Smokeout this November by enrolling in the Quit For Life® program now. Even if you’ve tried to quit before, or currently struggle with cravings, planning ahead for the Smokeout can help boost your chances for lifelong success.  Continue reading

Get a flu shot – not the flu!

woman getting flu shotThink you’re immune to the flu? Even healthy people can get very sick from the flu and spread it to others. If you don’t want to get a flu shot to protect yourself, then please get one to protect others. The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention estimates that flu-related hospitalizations and deaths, since 2010, have ranged from 152,000 to 766,000.   Continue reading

Health Net awards $1.5 million to help close insurance gap, improve quality of care and enhance health outcomes

Doctor examining young girlHealth Net, one of California’s largest health insurance companies, is awarding a combined $1.5 million to 10 health care and community-based organizations across the state to help close the insurance gap, improve the quality and availability of health care and enhance health outcomes in medically underserved communities. The 10 recipients are in Northern California, the Central Valley and Los Angeles. Continue reading