Shaking the Foundation - Blog

What Happens When Philanthropy Works Together? Part II

"Without data that could be monitored over time, how could those interested in improving the health of Connecticut residents track progress or measure success?" I and my co-author, Alyse Sabina of the Aetna Foundation, asked in "Solving the Connecticut Data Deficit through Collaboration" in December's issue … more >

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