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06/14/13 Place Matters: How Neighborhoods Affect Our Health
Brian Smedley, PhD, Vice President and Director of the Health Policy Institute of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, explained how health is directly related to where we live, learn, work and play.
06/05/13 Like Providers, Health Policymakers Need Good Data
Right now in Colorado, health care data is more plentiful and available than ever before. We expect health care providers to use all available data to inform their practice, and we should expect health care policymakers to be data-driven as well.
05/20/13 Trust Gives Annual Leadership Award to CCMU
The Colorado Coalition for the Medically Underserved is recognized for being a bridge between underserved communities and policymakers.
05/15/13 Tools to Support Early Childhood Systems Building
Spark Policy Institute shares resources and tools to support early childhood and other systems-building efforts.
05/10/13 Housing and Health Care: Listening to the Underserved and Strengthening the Connections
A convening grant brought Mercy Housing and the Colorado Coalition for the Medically Underserved together to listen to the health concerns of low-income Denver families.