Committee for Healthcare Improvement Meeting

January 16, 2019 from 8:30 10:00 AM

1450 Neotomas Ave.

Suite 200

Santa Rosa, CA 95405


1. Welcome, Introductions & Announcements

Time: 8:30 AM

Presenter:Peter Valenzuela MD, CHI Chair

  • Action: Approve November 2018 meeting minutes

2. California Medical Association Physician Wellness Initiative (Presentation)

Time: 8:45 AM

Presenter:  Kathleen Creason, CEO of Physician Wellness, CMA

Objective: Inform CHI members about new statewide provider initiative.

3. CHI-Hearts of Sonoma County Cardiovascular Care Assessment


Time: 9:00 AM

Presenter: Bo Greaves MD, CHI Executive Team, HSC Leadership Team

Objective: Propose next steps to support cardiovascular care improvement and collaboration across Sonoma County healthcare organizations.

4. Sonoma County Rapid Needs Assessment (Presentation)

Time: 9:10 AM

Presenter: Lucinda Gardner, MSPH, Epidemiologist, Department of Health Services

Objective: Share results/data of countywide rapid community health and needs assessment to inform CHI discussion and planning for the next year and longer term.

5. CHI Annual Environmental Scan World Café (Discussion/Brainstorm)

Time: 9:25 AM

Presenters: CHI Executive Team


  • Survey/discuss ongoing and emerging issues affecting health and health care delivery in Sonoma County.
  • Assess CHI’s current work and progress, and brainstorm future efforts to prioritize and address emergent community health/health care issues.

6. Public Comment/Adjourn

Time:  9:55 AM

CHI meetings are open to the public. Persons wishing to address the committee are invited to speak during the public comment period. For information on access for persons with disabilities or to review materials prior to the meeting, contact Department of Health Services – Health Policy, Planning & Evaluation, 1450 Neotomas Avenue, Suite 200, Santa Rosa, CA 95405,

Contact Information

Lori Houston

Sonoma County Department of Health Services

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1450 Neotomas Ave.

Suite 200

Santa Rosa, CA 95405