Monthly Archives: April 2012

9 Quick Takeaways from Social Slam

April 30, 2012

Last Friday, I attended Social Slam , a social media conference in Knoxville, TN. This conference is geared toward business folks. So why did I attend? My Twitter friends attend, and it’s a great … More »

Advocacy in Action: A Focus On Process for a State Basic Health Program

April 24, 2012

Last year, CT Health awarded four organizations grants to promote the generation of health policy advocacy research that would be used to: advance the policy agenda or advocacy strategy of the … More »

The Final Stretch

April 23, 2012

Today's guest post was written by Alison Johnson, consultant to the Connecticut Health Foundation. With just over two weeks left in the legislative session, we pause to look at some of the less well known … More »

Saying Goodbye

April 20, 2012

Today's guest post was written by Ben Rodriguez, Program Officer at CT Health and Health Leadership Fellow Class of 2010. As you may have heard, I’ve decided to leave my position at the Connecticut … More »

Why Might You..? (And Other Ways to Use Influence)

April 20, 2012

Today's guest post was written by Enrique Juncadella, Fellow Class of 2010. Can we build public will for health equity through Motivational Interviewing (MI) techniques? Dr. Michael V. Pantal n says … More »

“We Have to Go Where the Conversations Are” Heang Tan of

April 17, 2012

What role can social media play in achieving health equity?  More »

Hartford Resident to Health Care Cabinet: “Keep Low-Income Families in Mind”

April 16, 2012

Bishop Cruz, a Hartford resident, asked the Health Care Cabinet yesterday during a period of Open Comment to keep low-income families and how they’ll afford insurance in mind when making their … More »

How are They Leading Now? David Skoczulek, Class of ‘11

April 12, 2012

David Skoczulek, Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) Leadership Fellow, Class of 2011, is addressing racial and ethnic health disparities from multiple angles: changing how boards of health talk to each … More »

Why Health Information Technology Can Move us Toward Health Equity

April 10, 2012

" We have a tremendous opportunity to embed within the system the ability to learn how health care is delivered in an equitable fashion.” Victor Villagra, MD, is a Connecticut Health Foundation (CT … More »

What We’ve Been Reading This Week (April 6th, 2012)

April 6, 2012

We're all business this week in our reading. That doesn't mean you can't suggest some "fun" reading in the comments! Patricia Baker recommends these articles by consultants Chris Keevil and John … More »