Shaking the Foundation - Blog

Town by Town HUSKY data -- Covering CT 2016

Election day is November 8t h, 2016 this year. It's a general election year and 111 of our 151 state House members and 32 of our 36 state Senators face opposition from a major party. We thought that this was a good time to put together the facts about health coverage in Connecticut and provide the … more >

October 27, 2016

If Life Is A Journey, The Beach Is My Destination

Today's blog post is written by Rochel Lantz, outgoing Controller at CT Health. Bird of Paradise It’s with much excitement and gratitude that I will be retiring this month after 12 years of service to CT Health Foundation as an employee and consultant. I’ll be leaving to spend the winter … more >

October 19, 2016

You Can Negotiate Costs with Doctors? A New Mobile App to Improve Health Insurance Literacy

Update: The free app is now available in the iTunes App Store and in Google Play . Today’s post is by Robin Gelburd, President, FAIR Health “Negotiate the price? I didn’t know that. They never told me that. Can we do that?” Those were the reactions from focus group … more >

September 6, 2016

Crosspost: Using the 2015 DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey to Understand Neighborhood Equity and Unify Cross-Sector Partners

Today we share a post from PolicyLink's Equity blog on the 2015 DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey. CT Health was one of the survey's funding partners. Original Post Date: 27 Jul 2016 Camille Seaberry, Emma Zehner, and Mark Abraham, DataHaven Twenty-eight percent of adults who identify as … more >

August 15, 2016

Collaboration in Advocacy

Today's post is written by Mary Boudreau, Executive Director of the Connecticut Oral Health Initiative (COHI), one of CT Health's oral health advocacy grantees. “When ‘I’ is replaced with ‘We’, even ‘Illness’ becomes ‘Wellness’.” Malcolm X Advocacy in a small non-profit … more >

August 11, 2016