Yearly Archives: 2015

Mission Possible: Using HIT to Integrate Dental and Medical Care

December 16, 2015

Today's post is by Colin Reusch, senior policy analyst, Children's Dental Health Project For the most part, electronic health records (EHRs) for dental and medical care remain completely separate in … More »

The Road Taken

November 30, 2015

Today's post is by Geralynn McGee, health equity fellow at Greater Hartford Legal Aid My path always included advocacy for underserved populations, such as adults with mental illness, women recently … More »

Lessons from The Listening Project

November 16, 2015

Today's post is by Patricia Baker, president & CEO Four months ago, we launched The Listening Project to engage in community dialogues about the gaps between health insurance coverage and the … More »

Saying Farewell to Joanna Douglass, a Children’s Oral Health Total Package

October 26, 2015

Today's post is by Joanna Douglass, BDS, DDS, CT Health's long-time oral health consultant Background (By Elizabeth Krause): There are consultants and then there are CONSULTANTS. CT Health staff … More »

Findings from the Annual Evaluation of the Connecticut Health Foundation’s Health Equity Work

October 9, 2015

Today's post is by Kien Lee, PhD, principal associate VP, and Sinead Younge, PhD, managing associate, at Community Science "We feel like our mission is to contribute to policy in a data-driven … More »

Our Second Listening Event is 10/19 in New London

September 29, 2015

Today's post is by Elizabeth Krause, VP of Policy and Communications Our listening project, which we started over the summer to get community insight into how people are and are not using their … More »

Like Diamonds in the Sky: 2015 Star Fellows

September 24, 2015

Today's post is by Yolanda Caldera-Durant, Health Leadership Fellows Program Director And the Health Leadership Fellows Program's 2015 Health Equity Superstar award recipients are ... Maritza Rosado … More »

Community Health Workers Hold Promise for Oral Health Equity

August 31, 2015

Today's post is by Colin Reusch, Senior Policy Analyst at the Children's Dental Health Project (CDHP). It is cross-posted on CDHP's "Teeth Matter" blog. The Connecticut Health Foundation recently … More »

Employee Performance Management: Constructive and Actionable Co-Worker Feedback in Two Simple Questions

August 24, 2015

Today’s blog is by Carol Pollack, VP of Finance and Operations In my last blog “ Keep, Start, and Stop Doing That ” I discussed how our 360 Degree Performance Management Process (PMP) uses team … More »

“Keep, Start, and Stop Doing That” – Getting Feedback in Team-Based Performance Management Meetings

August 4, 2015

Today’s blog is by Carol Pollack, VP of Finance and Operations In two previous blogs, “Measuring Employee Performance: Easier Said than Done,” and “Employee Performance from Both an Inside and … More »