Central Valley Health Policy Institute News Archives

Health Policy Update Archive


August 2006

Many Medi-Cal Beneficiaries, Uninsured Have Few Options For Specialist Care, Study Finds (PDF).
A study, published by the Central Valley Health Policy Institute at California State University, Fresno, reports that low reimbursement rates and recruiting difficulties have contributed to fewer specialists in the San Joaquin Valley. California Healthfax, August 28, 2006.

Physician specialists hard to find for many Valley residents (PDF).
A new study from California State University, Fresno, reports medical specialist services are difficult to obtain for high-risk patients in under served areas of the San Joaquin Valley. FresnoStateNews.com, August 16,2006.

June 2006

Searching for solutions - Insure the Uninsured Project (PDF).
Insure the Uninsured Project and the Central Valley Health Policy Institute at California State University, Fresno will facilitate a Central Valley Regional Workgroup. FresnoStateNews.com, June 21, 2006.

May 2006

Central Valley Health Policy Institute leadership class graduates (PDF).
Nineteen government, advocacy group, public health, education, business and media leaders graduated April 21 of the first cohort of an intense 10-month Central Valley Health Policy Leadership Program. University Journal News.

April 2006

Valley citizens tackle health challenges (PDF).
The San Joaquin Valley faces some of the worst health conditions in the state, but a group of community leaders is committed to finding solutions. University Journal.

March 2006

Valley citizens tackle health challenges; leadership program seeks candidates (PDF).
The San Joaquin Valley faces some of the worst health conditions in the state, but a group of community leaders is committed to finding solutions. FresnoStateNews.com, March 9,2006.

New study calculates price of air pollution: First economic analysis of region's air quality to be announced at news conference (PDF). FresnoStateNews.com, March 29, 2006.

Dirty Air Inhales billions (PDF). Study finds Valley pollution takes economic toll. Stockton Record, March 30, 2006.

Leadership effort tackles Valley health issues (PDF). Fresno Bee, March 22, 2006.

December 2006

Health policy solutions for Central California will be addressed at conference (PDF). FresnoStateNews.com, November 29,2006.