Yearly Archives: 2017

What’s new in health? Weekly highlights

September 15, 2017

The Connecticut Health Foundation launched a weekly newsletter round-up of top local and national stories about health care reform and health equity to keep you informed. We will update our website with the … More »

Race can be an uncomfortable topic, so let’s talk about it.

September 11, 2017

Ferguson. Philando Castile. Charlottesville. These events make clear the long legacy of racial injustice remains present in our country. Race can be an uncomfortable topic, but we must be willing to address … More »

Shareable graphics >>> The impact of the Affordable Care Act on Connecticut

July 5, 2017

The Connecticut Health Foundation commissioned the Urban Institute to model the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Connecticut, with a focus on state residents who might lack health care coverage … More »

Improving health while saving money? Yes, it can be done.

June 21, 2017

Photo by Gale Zucker It turns out there’s a way to both save money and improve outcomes for high-need patients with asthma, diabetes, and other chronic conditions. No, it’s not a new high-tech device … More »

Academy Insights:  An update on the foundation’s health equity advocacy and leadership program

May 10, 2017

Today on our blog, we hear from our Academy facilitators, Licy DoCanto and Jonathan Kent, who provide a recap of the March Leadership Academy seminar.   On a cold (but sunny) day in January, the … More »

Academy Leader Spotlight: Gina Federico Muslim

March 31, 2017

Today’s post spotlights Gina Federico Muslim, Director, North Hartford Partnership for Community Solutions and a 2017 Leader in our Academy for Health Equity Advocacy & Leadership. Gina … More »

Academy Leader Spotlight: Nichelle A. Mullins

March 6, 2017

Today’s post spotlights Nichelle A. Mullins, President and CEO of Charter Oak Health Center and a 2017 Leader in our Academy for Health Equity Advocacy & Leadership. As a native of … More »

Academy Leader Spotlight: Nancy Boone

February 27, 2017

Today’s post spotlights Nancy Boone, the Director of the Connecticut Alliance for Basic Human Needs (CABHN) and a 2017 Leader in our Academy for Health Equity Advocacy & Leadership. We … More »

(Primary) Care…No Matter What.

January 24, 2017

Today's blog post comes from one of our grantees and longtime partners, Susan Lloyd Yolen, Vice President, Public Policy & Advocacy, Planned Parenthood of Southern New England. Recently, a new … More »