Bruce Chernof MD


SCAN Foundation

Executive Officer of The SCAN Foundation, whose mission is to advance a coordinated and easily navigated system of high-quality services for older adults that preserve dignity and independence. The SCAN Foundation is one of the largest foundations in the United States focused entirely on improving the quality of health and life for seniors.

Previously, Dr. Chernof served as the Director and Chief Medical Officer for the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services. Dr. Chernof has also served as a Regional Medical Director for Medicaid and SCHIP programs at Health Net, a network model HMO.

In 2013, Dr. Chernof served as the Chair of the federal Commission on Long-Term Care, which produced a bipartisan report to Congress recommending reforms for our nation’s long-term care financing, delivery system, and workforce needs.


From Keeping Score to Driving Change: The 2018 State Level ACT Index

Presented by David E. Longnecker MD, Bruce Chernof MD in Track 1, Track 2, Track 3, Track 4 at 8:10 AM on Thursday, October 11th.

Like politics, all healthcare is local, as evidenced by the wide-spread variations in healthcare performance among the states. C-TAC’s 2018 State Level ACT Index aims to empower states to improve healthcare for their unique populations by establishing a baseline, exploring opportunities for improvement, implementing evidence-based best practices, and learning collaboratively with others. Gain insight into…