Shaking the Foundation - Blog

What's new in health? Weekly highlights

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 four most recent round-ups so make sure to check back weekly or subscribe to our emails ! Week of … more >

August 11, 2017

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

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 without it. The report is forthcoming, but in the meantime, here are some shareable graphics about the … more >

July 5, 2017

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

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 or miracle pill. It’s something more old-fashioned: Public health workers who can build trusting … more >

June 21, 2017

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

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 foundation celebrated the long-awaited launch of the Academy for Health Equity Advocacy & Leadership … more >

May 10, 2017

Academy Leader Spotlight: Gina Federico Muslim

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 has over 20 years of experience working in the non-profit field and has been involved in community … more >

March 31, 2017