Secretary Diana Dooley and Public Health Director & State Health Officer Karen Smith present the Innovation Challenge Finalists.

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Healthy Beginnings Finalists:

Bright Beginnings
Ventura County Public Health, Ventura County

Building Broccoli Smiles
Food Literacy Center, Sacramento, Sacramento County

Collaborative Partnerships and Environments for Early Childhood Obesity Prevention and Health Promotion
Healthy & Active Before 5, Contra Costa County

Healthy Babies are Worth the Wait Community Program
March of Dimes, Barstow, Victorville, Apple Valley, Hesperia, and Adelanto, and San Bernardino County

Living Well Finalists:

Ending Hunger in Orange County
Waste Not OC, Anaheim and Orange, Orange County

Growing Healthy Habits, A Community Garden Model
Yolo County, Health and Human Services Agency, Woodland, Yolo County

The Livability Index: Great Neighborhoods for All Ages

Skid Row Healthy Food Micro-Enterprise Project
Los Angeles Community Action Network, Los Angeles County

Vendors for Health
Cultiva La Salud, Public Health Institute, Southeast Fresno, and Fresno County

End of Life Finalists:

Advanced Care Planning Initiative (ACPI)
Coalition for Compassionate Care of California, UCLA Health, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County

The Medical-Legal Partnership for Seniors (MLPS)
University of California, San Francisco/University of California, Hastings, Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy, San Francisco, San Francisco County

PREPARE: How to Make Advance Care Planning Easier
University of California San Francisco, San Francisco County

Redesigning the Health System Finalists:

Clinic in the Park
OneOC Anaheim, Costa Mesa, Irvine, Santa Ana and Tustin, Orange County

MobileMAMA Text Program
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County

Santa Rosa Community Health Centers Care Coordination Program
Santa Rosa Community Health Centers (SRCHC), Santa Rosa, Sonoma County

Creating Healthy Communities Finalists:

A Culture of Health: Creation of the Healthy RC Steering Committee
City of Rancho Cucamonga, Health RC, Rancho Cucamonga, San Bernardino County

Active Design Guidelines and Icon
Sacramento, Sacramento County

Live the Challenge
Building Healthy Communities South Kern, Arvin, Lamont, Weedpatch, Greenfield, and Kern County

Walk With Friends
Health Education Council, South Sacramento Valley Hi Neighborhood, Sacramento County

Lowering the Cost of Care Finalists:

Care Transitions
Partnership HealthPlan of California, Northern California

Improving Healthcare Quality & Safety While Reducing Costs Through Clinical Pharmacy Service Integration
University of Southern California School of Pharmacy and AltaMed Health Services, Los Angeles County, Orange County

Increasing Tdap Vaccination Among Pregnant Medi-Cal Women in Los Angeles County
Los Angeles County Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles County

RxSafe Marin: Marin County Prescription Drug Misuse and Abuse Initiative
Marin County Department of Health and Human Services, Marin County

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