Shaking the Foundation - Blog

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

The Spectrum of Transparency

Today’s blog was written by Carol Pollack, Vice President of Finance and Operations. What Do We Mean by Glass Pockets? Transparency has always been on the Connecticut Health Foundation’s (CT Health) radar screen, but the advent of the “networked age” has changed how we address this. … more >

June 5, 2012

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CT Health News Stand June 1, 2012

The Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) observed Memorial Day in honor of those who sacrificed their lives for our country. With the short work week, you'd think we'd been reading less...but you'd be wrong! Leadership, dissonance, and TV remote controls are on our list today. Maryland Grier … more >

June 1, 2012