Book Club: Making Numbers Count

By Ellen Andrews | September 12, 2022

If your job is to communicate policy and make sense of it, you need Making Numbers Count – The Art…

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CT NJ Op-Ed: We need better, smarter solutions

By Ellen Andrews | July 14, 2022

There’s a lot of news about the Supreme Court’s decision on abortion and the latest mass shootings. Efforts to preserve…

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Yale BIPOC disability group seeking members with lived experience

By Ellen Andrews | July 12, 2022

The Disability Lived Experience Action Network, D-LEAN, is seeking people who identify as BIPOC with disabilities – mental, intellectual, or…

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Book Club — Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgement

By Ellen Andrews | June 29, 2022

Noise – A Flaw in Human Judgement by Daniel Kahneman, Oliver Sibony, and Cass Sunstein, is long, so it sat…

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CT hospitals losing ground on social responsibility

By Ellen Andrews | June 28, 2022

Eight Connecticut hospitals received A grades this year for social responsibility from the Lown Institute, down from twelve last year.…

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CT ranks 3rd in health system performance, but there’s lots of work to do

By Ellen Andrews | June 16, 2022

Connecticut’s health system performance is the third best in the nation, according to the latest Commonwealth Fund State Scorecard. COVID…

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Book Club: Think Again

By Ellen Andrews | April 29, 2022

You have to read Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know by Adam Grant. We all think…

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Why is healthcare like this?

By Ellen Andrews | April 4, 2022

Healthcare is complicated. It often doesn’t make sense – to consumers, patients, students, policymakers, providers, administrators, and everyone else. The…

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COVID’s lessons — and what we can do about them

By Ellen Andrews | March 28, 2022

COVID exposed Connecticut’s underlying health disparities to new audiences, receiving a lot of public attention. But what have we learned?…

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