Shaking the Foundation - Blog

Bring Your Bright Eyes to Our Conversation

Today’s guest post was written by Jean Rexford, Executive Director of the CT Center for Patient Safety and former Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) board member. This post is a follow-up to an earlier post, " How Can So Many Bright People Not See What I See? " Congratulations to our state … more >

April 22, 2014

Is My Legislative Bill Being Called Today?

Today's guest post was written by Matthew Gianquinto, Judith Blei Government Relations , a consultant to the Connecticut Health Foundation. JBGR does lobby for some clients, but we are not one of them. Instead, JBGR assists us in monitoring the legislative session, which is currently underway. Read … more >

April 21, 2014

Answers to Questions About Our Open Request for Proposal

Today's post was written by Yolanda Caldera-Durant, senior program officer at the Connecticut Health Foundation. The Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) held two informational sessions in Bridgeport on March 18 and in Hartford on March 26, 2014 to discuss the Diverse Advocacy and Consumer … more >

April 14, 2014

In the News: “No Wrong Door” For Health Insurance: Latinos Stand To Gain

“Sometimes the consumer just doesn’t know where to go,” Krause said. “The lack of awareness is higher in the Latino population, but it’s the job of the system to reach out to people to help them. People talk about healthcare insurance as a marathon and not a sprint.” Robert Cyr of … more >

March 12, 2014

In the News: New Issue Brief Supporting Children's Mental Health

The Keep the Promise (KtP) Coalition submitted a piece to The Hartford Courant about our children's mental health initiative. Early identification and early intervention prevention were at the heart of what we had wanted to accomplish. Our two sites, iCARE (Identifying Children and Responding Early) in … more >

March 10, 2014