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The biggest drop in life expectancy since WWII, and more

Details: Health officials have not tracked Hispanic life expectancy for nearly as long, but the 2020 decline was the largest recorded one-year drop. How Medicaid helps the next generation Atheendar Venkataramani, Tradeoffs, July 16 Medicaid covers 4 in 10 births, and there’s a renewed push to expand Medicaid coverage for new moms.

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Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) Changing

Details: The Connecticut Health Foundation is the state's largest independent health philanthropy. We work to improve lives by changing systems.

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What is Health Equity

Details: Dumont-Mathieu’s research as part of the CT Health grant made clear that everyone involved – parents, pediatricians, and Birth to Three staff – welcomed the opportunity to communicate more. However, while the willingness to work together was a critical first step, there wasn’t a formal structure to ensure that it …

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Health News Releases Connecticut Health Foundation

Details: HARTFORD, Conn. (June 16, 2021) – A new report released by the Connecticut Health Foundation aims to help health care providers, state officials, and others in the state move forward with a critical capability in advancing health equity: collecting, reporting, and using data to identify health …

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Health Disparities in Connecticut

Details: Health outcomes vary widely by race and ethnicity in Connecticut. These disparities affect people of all ages, across a wide range of conditions. Asthma Asthma is a chronic condition that can be managed through medication, monitoring, and avoiding triggers. It is the top cause of preventable hospitalization

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Access Health CT Connecticut Health Foundation

Details: 2013 - $125,000. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a law intended to get more people enrolled in health insurance. Misinformation and lack of awareness about the value of the ACA, however, has created a need for robust outreach and education at grassroots levels. As outlined in the ACA, the Navigator and In-Person Assister Program (NIPA) is a

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Online Community Standards Connecticut Health Foundation

Details: We focus on improving health outcomes for people of color and ensuring that all Connecticut residents have access to affordable and high-quality care. Through public policy, grantmaking, and leadership development, we work to make lasting changes that improve lives.

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Connecticut’s hospitals look beyond their

Details: Through CHA, hospitals and health systems are implementing a statewide system of screening and referral that integrates social determinants of health into health care practice. CHA is working with a company called Unite Us to develop a technology platform that will better connect patients to local agencies that help with housing, food

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Hispanic Alliance of Southeastern Connecticut

Details: The Hispanic Alliance will conduct two cycles of qualitative data collection and analysis of newly insured and uninsured individuals followed by reporting and advocacy with a goal of reducing or eliminating systemic barriers in Access Health CT, the Department of Social Services and the local hospital and community health center systems.

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Addressing the social determinants of health through CHWs

Details: A body of evidence indicates that CHWs play an important role in improving health through enhancing clinical outcomes and by addressing the social conditions that impact health status, called social determinants of health. Currently, CHW services are supported through a patchwork of largely vulnerable grant funding in most areas of the country.

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Health Care Briefs Connecticut Health Foundation

Details: Summary: As Connecticut continues to grapple with COVID-19, the number of state residents struggling to pay for health care coverage is likely to increase. While affording coverage and care is a challenge for nearly all residents, […] Resource Type: Briefs and Reports. Topic: Coverage & …

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Sustainable Financing Models for Community Health Worker

Details: health needs to appropriate health care services in New London County CHW Model 4 : Preventing cardiovascular disease complications in Windham County 5. Interviews with CHW employers 6. Technical Appendix: Data sources and notes on methods 8. References 1 4 8 12 23 37 47 59 62 70 Table of Contents “A COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER IS A FRONTLINE

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Health Disparities in Connecticut: Causes, Effects, and

Details: Health disparities and the conditions that cause them are significant problems with deep roots, and they have steep costs to individuals, communities, and the economy. Yet they are not intractable. Other states and health systems have made progress in …

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Are You Seeking a Grant Connecticut Health Foundation

Details: CT Health occasionally awards grants for between $1,000 and $25,000 to organizations and institutions that respond to our overall mission or specific priority areas. President’s Discretionary Grant Awards are accepted throughout the year, and decisions are made at the discretion of the president & CEO and approved by either the board chair or

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NEW REPORT: A roadmap for advancing health equity through

Details: Health systems that already collect this information have been able to use it to identify and target disparities, and in Connecticut, a new state law calls for nearly all providers to collect this data. The report, produced by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, provides a seven-stage roadmap with concrete steps that health care providers

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Improving the health of Connecticut's children

Details: Children's access to health care is critical to society, with implications for their ability to perform in school, to participate in the workforce as adults, and for the prevalence of high-cost chronic conditions among adults in the future. Connecticut has much to be proud of in children’s health…

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Tomorrow's Health Care System Needs Community Health

Details: Community Health Workers (“CHWs”) are public health workers who are trusted members of the communities they serve. CHWs typically share ethnicity, culture, language, socioeconomic status, and life experiences with community members. Health care providers are under increased pressure to meet ambitious quality of care standards, such as

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Open Requests For Proposals Connecticut Health Foundation

Details: CT Health views community health worker services as critical to advancing health equity and is seeking to promote ways to ensure they are sustainably funded and integrated into the health care system.

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Community Health Workers Connecticut Health Foundation

Details: Community health workers are known by many different job titles and have a wide range of responsibilities. Their work can include helping patients navigate the health care and social service systems, providing support to new parents, connecting people to programs that can address their needs, and ensuring patients can follow their care plan.

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A look at advocacy in the faith community

Details: The result is the Ministerial Health Fellowship, which formed in 2015 and brings together pastors and church leaders from around the state. Through the fellowship, the religious leaders build their knowledge of health care issues and advocacy, and forge connections with health …

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Faces of HUSKY D: The Impact of Connecticut's Medicaid

Details: Just over 80 percent of people with HUSKY D used the coverage for preventive or outpatient health services in 2016. Emergency department usage among HUSKY D members is down significantly. The rate of emergency department visits fell by 36 percent from 2012 to 2016. HUSKY D is a significant source of coverage for behavioral health care.

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Strategic Plan, 2018 through 2022

Details: The Connecticut Health Foundation’s mission is to improve the health of Connecticut residents. To achieve this, we focus on improving health outcomes for people of color and ensuring that all Connecticut residents have access to quality, affordable health care regardless of …

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NEW REPORT: Understanding Connecticut’s community health

Details: Community health workers are frontline public health workers who act as a bridge between their communities and the health care and social services systems. “Community health worker” is a general term that includes a wide range of titles, including outreach workers, health coaches, and patient navigators. Among the key facts in the report:

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Community Health Worker Certification Requirements by State

Details: Health Foundation, July 2015. Community Health Workers (CHW) are increasingly recognized for their powerful potential role in improving today’s health care system. Recent studies have demonstrated that CHWs can help to reduce costs and improve care – key goals of most state’s health care priorities. 1

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Our Staff Connecticut Health Foundation

Details: [email protected] Stephanie Tatro, CPA, is the director of finance for the Connecticut Health Foundation. She is responsible for day-to-day management of the Foundation’s financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, as well as the annual audit and tax return preparation. Prior to working for CT Health, Stephanie worked in public accounting.

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Hispanic Federation Connecticut Health Foundation

Details: 2014 - $50,000. The Hispanic Federation is one of four pilot communities involved in the Connecticut Health Foundation’s (CT Health) initiative to support diverse advocacy and consumer engagement in health reform. By engaging more organizations led by and serving consumers of color in health reform, the state’s health care access and

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NEW REPORT: Key next steps for health information exchange

Details: HARTFORD, Conn. (Nov. 25, 2019) – The ability of health care providers to securely exchange patient health information electronically is critical to care quality and can be a key tool in reducing health disparities, yet there is no statewide system for sharing health information. This is expected to change in the coming months, as Connecticut launches a statewide health information …

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About Us Connecticut Health Foundation

Details: The Connecticut Health Foundation is dedicated to achieving health equity. We focus on improving health outcomes for people of color and assuring that all Connecticut residents have access to affordable and high-quality care. Through public policy, grantmaking, and leadership development, we work to make lasting changes that improve lives.

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Search Our Health Grants Connecticut Health Foundation

Details: Our Focus. We envision a Connecticut where everyone—regardless of race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status—can achieve optimal health. To make this a reality, we focus on four areas that are critical to ensuring that the next generation will not face the same persistent racial and ethnic health …

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Job Board Connecticut Health Foundation

Details: CT Health is seeking an experienced professional to serve as director of grantmaking. To learn more, please click here. The Connecticut Health Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and proudly values diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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Financials and Evaluations Connecticut Health Foundation

Details: Evaluations. As a foundation that aims to advance to health equity, we think that it’s important to monitor and evaluate whether or not we are making a difference. We are committed to the principles of learning and continuous improvement in order to achieve our ultimate goal of improving health …

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What We Do Connecticut Health Foundation

Details: The Connecticut Health Foundation has a long record of investing in leadership because we believe it is critical to have leaders who are passionate about creating a more equitable system – and who have the tools to do so. This means ensuring that leaders understand how to embed health equity into their policies and practices.

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Sky-high facility fees at local hospitals and

Details: The state’s two largest hospital systems, Yale New Haven Health and Hartford HealthCare, accounted for almost half of the total facility fee revenue in 2016. Yale and its four hospitals billed $144.3 million; Hartford and its five hospitals, $80.9 million.

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What it's like to face health crises without insurance

Details: July 8, 2021 | Language-based disparities in access to health care are growing. Undocumented residents without health insurance live with fear and uncertainty. The disruptions to children's education caused by the pandemic could have lifelong consequences for health. Black people are more likely to die in traffic accidents, and COVID made it worse.

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A Roadmap for Race, Ethnicity, and Language Data

Details: Health systems that already collect this information have been able to use it to identify and target disparities, and in Connecticut, a new state law calls for nearly all providers to collect this data. This report, produced by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, provides a seven-stage roadmap with concrete steps that health care

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Grants support advocacy to cover more CT residents

Details: “Having health care coverage is a crucial first step to being healthy, and ensuring that all residents have access to affordable coverage is a necessary step toward achieving health equity,” said Tiffany Donelson, president and CEO of the Connecticut Health Foundation.

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Board of Directors Connecticut Health Foundation

Details: He is the co-founder of Zing Health, a Medicare Advantage plan, and HartHaven Partners, a health care investment firm. He is a member of the board of the UConn Health Center, Connecticut Public Television and Radio, and Louis Armstrong Education Foundation. He served on the Community Committee of the state’s Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group.

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Topic Guides Connecticut Health Foundation

Details: Learn about community health workers, health disparities, and health care coverage in Connecticut with these curated resource pages. Learn about community health workers, health disparities, and health care coverage in Connecticut with these curated resource pages.

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What We Focus On Connecticut Health Foundation

Details: Pathways to health equity. We envision a Connecticut where everyone — regardless of race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status — can achieve optimal health. To make this a reality, we focus on four areas that are critical to ensuring that the next generation will not face the same persistent racial and ethnic health disparities as their parents.

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Health Equity Advocacy Startup Awarded Grant Connecticut

Details: The Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) is the state’s largest independent health philanthropy dedicated to improving lives by changing health systems. Since it was established in 1999, the foundation has supported innovative grantmaking, public policy research, technical assistance and convening to achieve its mission – to improve

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Health Disparities Connecticut Health Foundation

Details: Health disparities have many causes, including unequal access to health care and other resources needed to stay healthy, unequal treatment within health care, and the physical and mental health consequences of experiencing racism and discrimination. While these are longstanding problems, they are not intractable.

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HUSKY D AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Details: Connecticut’s commissioner of mental health and addiction services. She now leads the Behavioral Health Network of Hartford HealthCare, a health system that includes six hospitals as well as Rushford, a provider of substance use disorder and mental health treatment programs. “It really was the door opening up for individuals,

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Grantseeker Guidelines Connecticut Health Foundation

Details: 1. Is your organization eligible? To be eligible, an organization must meet one of the following criteria: Is a public entity, such as a health department, university, or social service program. Is a coalition, advocacy group or collaborative with a responsible fiscal agent that has 501 (c) (3) status. 2.

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Job posting: Communications Officer Connecticut Health

Details: Job posting: Communications Officer. The Connecticut Health Foundation works to improve the health of Connecticut residents by eliminating racial and ethnic health disparities, and does so using three main approaches: grantmaking, policy, and strategic communications. The foundation strives to serve as a trusted resource for information about

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY SPRING 2021 A Roadmap for Race

Details: a health system’s data infrastructure, with the goal of ensuring health systems have data infrastructure that can properly record and store REL data, including collecting and reporting standardized REL data and meeting all requirements for data and privacy protections. Stage 3: Training – Training staff to collect REL data is a key step

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Contact Us Connecticut Health Foundation

Details: Our Focus. We envision a Connecticut where everyone—regardless of race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status—can achieve optimal health. To make this a reality, we focus on four areas that are critical to ensuring that the next generation will not face the same persistent racial and ethnic health …

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The ACA’s Impact on Connecticut’s Health Coverage and Costs

Details: health insurance exchange – would receive insurance from other sources if Medicaid expansion and the exchange disappeared. This report’s estimates of increased coverage resulting from the ACA are limited to those who would not otherwise receive health insurance. …

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