August 1, 2019

STAT News Morning Rounds: California pays a lot for health care, not so much for keeping people healthy

California spends a lot on health care to treat its residents, but relatively little to ensure they are healthy, according to a new report. In 2018, for […]
July 30, 2019

A standard of care for depression: Addressing one of America’s most common mental illness can be challenging for primary care providers.

A standard of care for depression: Addressing one of America’s most common mental illness can be challenging for primary care providers. This is one example of […]
July 25, 2019

Kaiser Health News Morning Briefing: CA Health Care Spending Hurts Community Health, Report Says

In a report released Tuesday, community health advocates at Oakland’s Well Being Trust warned California’s leaders that they must curb prices and waste in health care […]
July 25, 2019

What’s it like to be a fellow at a health-based foundation? Lizzie and Ashley reflect on their experiences and their bicoastal “staff swap.”

Well Being Trust and the de Beaumont Foundation are national foundations with the ambitious mission to improve health and well-being in communities across the country. Another thing […]
July 23, 2019

U.S. News & World Report: Investing in Community to Cut Health Care Costs

California is spending much more of its budget on health care costs than on “community conditions” such as education, environmental protections and social services that could improve […]
July 23, 2019

Sacramento Bee: California’s health care spending is actually hurting our health, researchers say

In a report released Tuesday, community health advocates at Oakland’s Well Being Trust warned California’s leaders that they must curb prices and waste in health care […]
July 23, 2019

Ben op-ed in STAT News: More state spending on health care may be eroding Americans’ health

Ben & Shannon Brownlee writing in STAT News: The rising cost of health care has become one of the largest sources of stresson American household budgets in […]