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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CTNJ Op-ED: How much do CT hospitals spend on administration? No one knows

By Ellen Andrews | February 11, 2022

There’s a growing consensus that hospital prices are the main driver of rising healthcare costs and insurance premiums in Connecticut.…

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Book Club — How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter about Visual Information

By Ellen Andrews | January 24, 2022

Data visualization is trendy for a reason. How Charts Lie by Alberto Cairo describes how well-designed charts and graphs can…

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Guest Blog: Why Advocacy Tools Matter by Haley Magnetta

By Ellen Andrews | December 30, 2021

You want to make a difference, but advocacy can be confusing, frustrating, and time-consuming.  We can help. Sign up for…

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Book Club — You Have More Influence Than You Think

By Ellen Andrews | December 29, 2021

By Vanessa Bohns I want to send every advocate a copy of this book. You Have More Influence Than You…

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Sign up for daily tips on the Art and Craft of Advocacy

By Ellen Andrews | December 14, 2021

You want to make a difference, but advocacy can be confusing, frustrating, and time-consuming. We can help. Sign up for…

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