Shaking the Foundation - Blog

Seeking: Unusual Suspects for Health Equity

Today’s post was written by Jamey Bell, Executive Director at Greater Hartford Legal Aid, a grantee of the Connecticut Health Foundation. Greater Hartford Legal Aid (GHLA) is hiring . In partnership with the Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health), we’re seeking applicants for a new two-year, … more >

February 23, 2015

Hello, New Adventure

As you can see, it all started a really long time ago. Today's post was written by Jenn Whinnem, digital media manager and Health Leadership Fellow 2012. The year was 2010. As they say in the biz, the social media telephone was ringing. Was the Connecticut Health Foundation going to pick up the call? … more >

February 20, 2015

Multi Stakeholder Planning for Year Round Health Insurance Consumer Support

Today's post was written by Elizabeth Krause, VP of Policy and Communications. On December 12, 2014, the Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health), as a neutral convener, held a meeting of stakeholders to begin a process to plan an effective, sustainable year round approach for assisting consumers with … more >

December 23, 2014

When It Comes to Health Insurance, People Don’t Know What They Need

Today’s guest post was written by Lisa Freeman , Board Member for the Connecticut Center for Patient Safety. There are many options for health insurance plans now, because of the Affordable Care Act. In my experience, however, many people do not understand how complicated it can be to get what they … more >

December 2, 2014

List of In-Person Assisters in Connecticut

Last month, the Connecticut Health Foundation, Foundation for Community Health, and the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving funded a total of 20 organizations to provide in-person assistance during the second round of open enrollment. Please read this CTMirror article, " Foundations chip in to help people … more >

December 1, 2014