The Connecticut Health Foundation's report aims to help social service organizations and clinical care providers build partnerships to address the many factors that influence people’s health.
Connecticut Health Foundation's new reportdescribes the role of community health workers in Connecticut and their potential to improve health outcomes.
HARTFORD, CT -- On December 4, 2018, funders from across Connecticut came together to discuss an opportunity to create community-driven solutions to poor health, health inequity, and growing health care costs in Connecticut. The topic for the discussion was the Health Enhancement Community (HEC) Initiative. Access the meeting brief.
Six health foundations sponsored the Connecticut Health Care Survey (CTHCS), a study of Connecticut residents’ own views on their health and health care, shows that many in Connecticut have access to and receive consistent, high quality health care. However, much work remains to be done particularly as it relates to chronic disease prevalence among adults and children.
Connecticut-based health foundations came together several years ago to discuss the need for more data so that Connecticut could better track its progress on improving the health of its residents. The origin of this successful collaboration is described this article in the Views from the Field: Grantmakers in Health.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation recently announced that nominations are open for its Healthy Food, Healthy Community Award, which will recognize one non-profit organization in Connecticut that is making an impact by connecting healthy food to families. The non-profit will be awarded $5,000 by the Foundation.