Access & Quality of Healthcare
CHC's Access & Quality policy area mobilizes individuals and organizations into coalitions that work on issues around health disparities to improve the quality of healthcare and preserve the healthcare safety net. The Coalition for Health & Justice works to
ensure access to quality healthcare for the underserved residents of
South Los Angeles. The South Los Angeles Healthcare Leadership Roundtable works to eliminate structural barriers to the delivery of quality healthcare in South LA.
CHC's Related Policy Reports
The South Los Angeles Health Equity Scorecard documents the inequities
in South LA's healthcare and physical resource environments and
challenges city and county officials to take action on policy
recommendations for a healthy community. The study calculated scores for
50 socioeconomic and environmental factors that influence health
behaviors and outcomes, comparing South Los Angeles to West LA and LA
County as a whole. The Scorecard is intended to guide the policy
agenda for South LA and provides key recommendations along with the
agencies responsible for their implementation.