Older prisoners have complex medical needs and prisons are not equipped to provide long-term care for all who require it.Learn More
Issue at a Glance
IHPL periodically develops briefs on current issues with a special focus on oral health, hunger, and mental/behavioral health. We hope that our “Issue At A Glance” will inform our readers and spark a dialogue among stakeholders to better promote health and prevent disease.
Homelessness is both a cause and an effect of poor health. The homeless face multiple barriers to receiving proper health care. There are currently 2,118 homeless individuals in the San Bernardino County in a given night.Learn More
Physician burnout is a public health epidemic that adversely affects health care and delivery. As technological advancements and innovative cost-cutting payment plans are introduced, policies must contend with the implications of the burden placed on physicians.Learn More
Despite California's expanded dental coverage for low-income families, the cost of care and access to dental health providers prevent millions of Californians from receiving adequate oral care.Learn More
Food insecurity affects over 12 percent of families nationwide and about the same percentage of families across California.1,2 In San Bernardino County, 11 percent of families are estimated to be food insecureLearn More
Many Californians continue to lack health care coverage even after the passage of the Affordable Care Act. This Brief examines the remaining uninsured in the Inland Empire.Learn more