Shaking the Foundation - Blog

Moving Systems with the Class of 2012 Health Leadership Fellows

On June 13, 2012, the Class of 2012 Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) Leadership Fellows presented their coalition projects to faculty and CT Health staff. This year, program participants self-selected into these broad areas, identified by program staff, where CT Health is already working: … more >

June 26, 2012

In the News: Patricia Baker in Hartford Magazine

Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) president and CEO Patricia Baker appears in an article in this month's Hartford Magazine, " The Greater Good " by Carol Riordan. The article profiles leaders within five foundations in Hartford County. Three of these foundations, including CT Health, which rank … more >

June 22, 2012

Board Member Profiles: Meet Tina Brown-Stevenson

Grant-making is one of the ways CT Health achieves our mission to improve the health status of Connecticut residents. The Program Committee reviews and seeks grant applications, and thinks strategically about how we make our investments in the work of others. As Board Member and Chair of the Connecticut … more >

June 21, 2012

Maintaining Health Coverage for Babies Enrolled in HUSKY

Today's post was written by Mary Alice Lee, Senior Policy Fellow at Connecticut Voices for Children, a grantee of the Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health). Recently, we heard the following story: A teen mother with an infant enrolled in the HUSKY health insurance program was confused when she … more >

June 14, 2012

Three Ideas for Bringing Empathy into Systems

Udaya Patniak, founder of Jump Associates , had just finished giving his keynote speech, “Standing in Their Shoes: How Widespread Empathy Leads to Better Decisions,” at the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy Annual Summit , when senior program officer Elizabeth Krause’s hand shot in the air. … more >

June 12, 2012