We are a nonprofit coalition of public and private health care leaders dedicated to increasing access to health care and building stronger local health care systems.
In partnership with Workforce Santa Cruz County, the Health Improvement Partnership of Santa Cruz County (HIP) aims to build, strengthen and diversify the Santa Cruz healthcare workforce with qualified individuals who can best support and provide health services - in home, community clinics, or medical offices - to the community. Learn more...
The Health Improvement Partnership is pleased to announce that in partnership with the County of Santa Cruz’s Health Services Agency, the Public Health Department, and First 5 we are recruiting a cohort of five clinical practices to join the ACEs Screening Integration Cohort. Learn more...
The Health Improvement Partnership is pleased to announce that in partnership with the Santa Cruz County Workforce Development Board, we launched the Santa Cruz County Health Workforce Council to increase opportunities for residents to advance in health professions. Learn more...
HIP's Mission is rooted in improvement: of systems, quality, relationships, and access to care. We create opportunities for local healthcare leaders to make our community healthier.
HOW WE SUCCEED
We provide a neutral table or platform--a nexus--where leaders can and do convene.
We help leaders tee up, focus on, and constructively address issues that are beyond any one organization's capacity or domain, yet affect all of us.
We build trust and transparency to make these conversations possible and productive.
We seek out and bring transformative ideas and relevant, cutting-edge training to make our community and its residents as healthy as possible.