Sacramento: Health Providers Collaborate and Weather Economic Downturn

CHCF Regional Markets Issue Brief
September 2012
Ha T. Tu, Laurie E. Felland, Joy M. Grossman, Divya R. Samuel, Lucy B. Stark

As part of the California Health Care Almanac project, the California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF) funded HSC to conduct interviews in six California communities in 2011-12 to assess how the organization, financing and delivery of health care are changing, including preparations for health reform.

While hospitals and physicians in the Sacramento region weathered the economic downturn fairly well, a number of market trends have posed challenges for the area. Key findings of the market report include:

Click here to access the Sacramento report at the CHCF Web site.