Shaking the Foundation - Blog

Lessons from The Listening Project

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 receipt of quality health care in communities that experience health inequities. We wanted to know how … more >

November 16, 2015

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

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 often say we want to clone Dr. Douglass because of her rare combination of expertise in all aspects of … more >

October 26, 2015

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

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 way…., we have the data to answer some additional questions about what is going on in the program, … more >

October 9, 2015

Our Second Listening Event is 10/19 in New London

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 health insurance coverage. wraps up next month -- just in time to inform the foundation's 2016 planning … more >

September 29, 2015

Like Diamonds in the Sky: 2015 Star Fellows

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 Bond, class of 2008 Christie Holmes Staples, class of 2010, senior fellow 2012 Each year at … more >

September 24, 2015