California Accountable Communities for Health Initiative (CACHI)

  • Contact Name: Arpiné Shakhbandaryan, senior program manager
  • Partners: Blue Shield of California Foundation, The California Endowment, The California Wellness Foundation, Kaiser Permanente, Sierra Health Foundation, Well Being Trust, Social Impact Exchange and California Health and Human Services Agency
  • Capacities: Making and monitoring grants; executing and monitoring contracts; providing financial management and administrative support to the Program Manager and Members; providing logistical and program support for grantee gatherings, learning community and Member meetings; technical assistance, research, evaluations and communication.

Thirteen California communities are working to fundamentally transform the current health care delivery system through a community-wide approach to health with better integrated clinical care, community and social services, and upstream prevention. Accountable Communities for Health, a national model, creates powerful multi-sector collaborations to address a wide variety of critical community health priorities—such as cardiovascular health, substance use, asthma, community violence and children’s health—over the long term.

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