As a quality improvement leader in California for more than 10 years, SNI has developed and participated in the creation of many publications and resources for the benefit of sharing and spreading knowledge among public hospitals.  These valuable tools serve to foster continuous learning in the areas of hospital quality, chronic disease management, language access, cultural competency, efficiency and performance improvement, specialty care, and patient experience.

2016 Resources

Issue Brief: The Medi-Cal 2020 Waiver

On December 30, 2015, the federal Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) approved Medi-Cal 2020 – a five year renewal of California’s Section 1115 Medicaid Waiver, which could provide California with more than $6.2 billion in new federal funding through programs that will shift the focus away from hospital-based and inpatient care, towards outpatient, primary and preventative care – in other words, from volume to value.

Issue Brief