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Harnessing the Power of WIC to Advance Health Care Reforms

Health care in the U.S. is reforming within a framework of reduced costs, better patient experiences, and improved health outcomes, with a focus on prevention. This aligns with the foundation of WIC.

The CalAIM initiative, California’s Medi-Cal transformation, provides opportunities for WIC and health care to be more closely aligned for whole person care with access to health care and social drivers of health. The resources here provide information on how WIC is a key partner in health care and the historic reforms taking place in California.

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Using Data to Drive Change: California State Fact Sheets

Using Data to Drive Change: California State Fact Sheets

Policymakers and advocates have relied on publicly reported data to guide, evaluate, and monitor initiatives aimed at increasing breastfeeding rates throughout our diverse state. And these efforts have led to a steady rise in in-hospital exclusive breastfeeding rates.

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