Shaking the Foundation - Blog

In the News: Coping with CT Shootings: Experts say Routine is Powerful Medicine

"We are all stressing out to figure out how to do this: 'How do I talk to my child about this? How do we process this as family?' I would urge any parent to seek that counsel out." In the wake of the tragic school shooting in Newtown, CT, on Friday, Patricia Baker and Laura Mutrie, director of clinical … more >

December 17, 2012

The Year of Access

Today's guest blog was written by Aldon Hynes, Social Media Manager for Community Health Center, Inc. (a grantee of the foundation). Aldon is a participant in the Class of '13 Leadership Fellows. Recently, the Connecticut Health Foundation sponsored a panel, “Opportunities for Moving the Needle on … more >

December 13, 2012

Carol's Corner: Workplace Advice

Today's post was written by Carol Pollack, Vice President of Finance & Operations. In the course of my various readings this last month I have come across some good advice I’d like to pass along. Remember though that this is only the tip of the iceberg so if you have any concerns you should … more >

December 7, 2012

Sustainable Health Care Reforms Will Require Systems-Level Changes

Today's guest post was written by Ignatius Bau, consultant to the Connecticut Health Foundation. You can learn more about him here . In all the debates and rhetoric about health care reform, one may not notice that change is, in fact, happening. Hospitals and doctors throughout the U.S. are … more >

December 4, 2012

AIDS: Can We Win the "Winnable" Battle?

This article, dated 11 26 12, originally appeared on the Connecticut Public Health Association (CPHA) website as " CPHA Board Member, Elaine O’Keefe, Comments on the AIDS Epidemic… " article used with permission. As we commemorate World AIDS Day on December 1, 2012, we also enter the fourth … more >

November 29, 2012