Public Health Grand Rounds

The Public Health Grand Rounds is a monthly webcast created to foster discussion on major public health issues. Each session focuses on key challenges related to a specific health topic, and explores cutting-edge scientific evidence and potential impact of different interventions. The Grand Rounds sessions also highlight how CDC and its partners are already addressing these challenges and discuss the recommendations for future research and practice. Please click below to view video.



Preventing 1 Million Heart Attacks and Strokes by 2017: the Million Hearts Initiative

The CCCC is a proud partner of:


Clinical Quality Improvement

Leadership Collaborative

California Statewide Goals:Preventing Heart Attacks, Strokes and Diabetic Complication

For more information about the Right Care Initiative click on Health Research for Action below:

Disclaimer: Participating organizations of the California Chronic Care Coalition have the opportunity to opt in or opt out on any issue. The CCCC will NOT take a position on behalf of the coalition or its participants unless a majority of the participants are in agreement.

Vital Projects

The CCCC Participates as a Contributing Member of the Following Organizations:


The Right Care Initiative

Objective: To measurably improve clinical outcomes by enhancing the practice of patient-centered, evidence-based medicine.

Data from NCQA, The Integrated Health Care Association, the Agency for Health Care Quality and Research, the Commonwealth Foundation, the Centers for Disease Control indicate three trouble spots where evidence‐based clinical quality improvement will significantly enhance and save lives.

  • Cardiovascular disease, with particular emphasis on hypertension
  • Diabetes, with particular emphasis on heart attack and stroke prevention
  • Hospital acquired infections

  • Million Hearts Campaign - San Diego

    Million Hearts™ is a national initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes over five years. Million Hearts™ brings together communities, health systems, nonprofit organizations, federal agencies, and private-sector partners from across the country to fight heart disease and stroke.San Diego's Goad: To Prevent 1 Million Heart Attacks and Strokes by 2017: the Million Hearts Initiative

    National Working Group on Evidence-Based Health Care

    The National Working Group on Evidence-Based Healthcare: Keeping Science Relevant to the Individual. Ensuring appropriate evidence-based healthcare policy through education and advocacy.

    CCCC Collaborative Partnerships

    The CCCC  Advocates on Behalf of Patients and is a Member of the Following Organizations:


    Health Sacramento Coalition/ Sierra Health Foundation

    Sierra Health Foundation is a private philanthropy with a mission to invest in and serve as a catalyst for ideas, partnerships and programs that improve health and quality of life in Northern California. We are committed to improving health outcomes and reducing health disparities in the region through convening, educating and strategic grant making Healthy Sacramento Coalition priority areas:

    • Tobacco-free living
    • Active living and healthy eating
    • Evidence-based quality clinical and preventive services
    • Social and emotional wellness
    • Healthy and safe physical environments

    Hepatitis C Task Force

    The California Hepatitis C Task Force will develop models and improve existing HCV prevention, education, treatment, testing and reporting practices. We will support policy that removes barriers and provides incentives to improve the quality of patient centered care, prevents new incidences of chronic hepatitis and promotes best practices for the delivery of evidence based treatments for viral hepatitis.

    Mental Health America

    With over a century of advocacy, public education, and the delivery of programs and services, Mental Health America is the country's leading nonprofit dedicated to helping all people live mentally healthier lives.

    Office of the Patient Advocate

    To inform and educate consumers about their rights and responsibilities as health plan enrollees and to teach them how to make best use of the services offered by their health plans.

    U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Partnership for Patients

    The Partnership for Patients is focused on making hospital care safer, more reliable, and less costly through the achievement of two goals:

    Making Care Safer. By the end of 2013, preventable hospital-acquired conditions would decrease by 40% compared to 2010. 

    Improving Care Transitions. By the end of 2013, preventable complications during a transition from one care setting to another would be decreased so that all hospital readmissions would be reduced by 20% compared to 2010. 

    Script Your Future

    Nearly 3 out of 4 Americans don’t take their medications as directed, resulting in serious health consequences. Script Your Future is a national campaign to raise awareness about medication adherence. In partnership with nearly 100 public and private stakeholder organizations, the campaign will offer adherence resources to help patients and the health care professionals who care for them.