Very helpful data Roadmap to promote health equity in CT

By Ellen Andrews | June 21, 2021

While residents of Connecticut’s minority communities face significant disparities in health outcomes compared to white state residents, there has been…

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CT’s well-being is improving, even during the pandemic

By Ellen Andrews | May 27, 2021

Connecticut ranked seventh among states in overall health and well-being last year, according to the latest Community Well-Being Index from…

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OP-ED | When Data Becomes An Excuse To Prevent Change

By Ellen Andrews | April 27, 2021

Data is important. The drumbeat for data-driven policymaking in health care isn’t wrong. Policy decisions that aren’t informed by independent,…

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Book Club — Change: How to Make Big Things Happen

By Ellen Andrews | April 19, 2021

Change: How to Make Big Things Happen by Damon Centola should be required reading for advocates. How do big shifts…

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Connecticut healthcare employment COVID recovery stalls out

By Ellen Andrews | March 31, 2021

Download the report Like other Connecticut workers, healthcare employment was hit hard by the pandemic in March 2020, according to…

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CTNJ: Real Conversation Would Beget Lower Health Care Costs

By Ellen Andrews | February 23, 2021

I recently had an interesting conversation with a lobbyist for the insurance industry. We planned to talk about our narrow…

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Top Stories of 2020

By Ellen Andrews | December 30, 2020

A year ago, our predictions for 2020 missed all but the recession. COVID has us giving up on predictions, so…

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CT housing and economic development training institute now accepting applications

By Ellen Andrews | December 21, 2020

Housing and health are intimately linked. Housing that is unstable, unsafe, poor quality, and a financial burden all affects the…

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Help us build a CT health policy learning hub

By Ellen Andrews | December 10, 2020

Healthcare is critical to Connecticut’s wellbeing but navigating health policy is complicated and confusing. The Connecticut Health Policy Project is…

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