About LA Health Action - Consultants

LA Health Action engages a variety of consultants on key issues impacting L.A. County's health care system. Current consultants include:

  • Michael Cousineau: Evaluation of Skid Row Homeless Health Care Collaborative
  • Ron Hansen: Homeless health care policy research
  • Mandy Johnson: Various Los Angeles County safety net issues
  • Michele Melden: Medi-Cal managed care research
  • Joyce Ouchida: Web site maintenance services
  • Lucy Quacinella: Burdensome and unnecessary Medicaid documentation and eligibility requirements

Past consultants have included:

  • Melissa Blazek: Copyediting services
  • Center for Governmental Studies: Web site development services
  • Michael Cousineau: Options for Expanding and Sustaining L.A. County Outreach, Enrollment, Retention and Utilization Projects report
  • Foley & Lardner LLP: Medi-Cal Administrative Activities research
  • Peter Harbage: Nursing workforce shortage research
  • Sylvia Drew Ivie: South Los Angeles health disparities research
  • National Health Foundation: King/Drew Medical Center (KDMC) Transition Report
  • PALS for Health: Translation services
  • RAND Corporation: Financing the Health Services "Safety Net" in Los Angeles County report
  • Dr. Robert Tranquada and Hollie Quinn: Sick System: A 10-Year Look at the Los Angeles Health Care System report co-authors
  • Vagrant Design and Studio 180 Design Group: Graphic design services
  • Kurt Salmon Associates: South Los Angeles Medical Needs Assessment