Monthly Archives: November 2011

Empowering Black Men through Social Media

November 29, 2011

This week, we're featuring African American men on the Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) blog, and who better to kick off the week than Brandon Frame? Brandon is Director of Business Partnerships at … More »

My Brain is Full! (An Update on the Health Insurance Exchange Board)

November 22, 2011

Today's post was written by Monette Goodrich, Vice President of Communications & Public Affairs. Research is the first step in the development of the health insurance exchange in Connecticut. The … More »

Bridging the Program-Communications Divide

November 21, 2011

Our own Program Officer, Ben Rodriguez, is a guest blogger for the Communications Network today with his post, " Getting Beyond the Mars-Venus (Program Communications) Divide ." In this post, Ben brings a … More »

Comparing Apples to Apples

November 17, 2011

Surveys usually ask us, the respondents, to provide a little information about ourselves, including demographic information. The goal is for the survey researchers to investigate trends within broad … More »

Five Lessons from Implementing SharePoint

November 15, 2011

Today's post was written by our Vice President of Finance & Operations, Carol Pollack. A year ago, we started thinking about improving “how” we did our work. Could we enhance our processes or … More »

What Happens When Philanthropy Works Together?

November 8, 2011

What happens when health funders with diverse missions and priorities come together? Could they create an accurate picture of the health of Connecticut residents that would inform their individual grant-making … More »

What’s in an (awkward) name: Why “medical homes” would improve health care in Connecticut

November 4, 2011

Today's guest post is by Ignatius Bau , a consultant to the Connecticut Health Foundation and leading strategist in advancing health equity through the medical home concept. A recent article in … More »

Like Setting a Broken Arm, Depression Can Also be Fixed

November 1, 2011

In the United States, over 19 million adult Americans suffer from depression each year, yet most people wait years before seeking help and many never get treatment. Nearly 20 percent experience at least … More »