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08/08/12 Colorado Covering Kids and Families Reports Steady Progress
…but opportunities remain to improve enrollment and retention in Medicaid and Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) for eligible children and families.
01/12/12 Colorado Wins $26.1 Million Bonus for Making Public Health Care Programs Work Better for Kids
Colorado is one of 23 states that earned a “bonus” from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for demonstrating a significant increase in the number of children enrolled in public insurance programs and for implementing common-sense, money-savi
01/31/13 Care Coordination and the Health Care Workforce
Does Colorado have a sufficient health care workforce to meet the increased demand for health care services?
09/05/12 Inspiration in Rural Colorado
Colorado Rural Philanthropy Days connects funders with inspirational nonprofit organizations.
08/22/12 Convening for Colorado: The Colorado Trust’s New Funding Program
Submit an application if you have an idea for a critical discussion that will lead to actionable and meaningful solutions.
10/24/11 Advancing Scopes of Practice in Colorado: Moving Beyond the Debate to Collaborative Solutions
A group of 70 stakeholders came together to discuss how to collaboratively ensure a competent health care system that delivers the right care by the right provider.
01/19/11 Investing in Rural Colorado
Nine Rural Philanthropy Days participants were selected to receive $5,000 each for their work in health throughout Colorado.
10/20/10 Strengthening Health Care with Data: Knowing is Half the Battle
New legislation to provide better information on health care costs and quality.
06/23/10 Health Professions Students Urged to Practice in Rural Communities
Interdisciplinary Rural Immersion Week drives home the opportunities of living and working in rural areas.
06/02/10 New Nursing Curriculum to Strengthen Delivery of Care
Regis University’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program will better prepare nurses to practice in new health care systems, and to serve vulnerable populations in underserved areas.
04/28/10 New Colorado Legislation to Improve the Problem of Too Few Health Professionals
While state and federal law reforms increase the number of Coloradans eligible for Medicaid, a shortage of health professionals persists. Two new bills show promise for recruiting more health workers.
04/06/10 Accountable Care Organizations Offer a Promising Means to Improve Payment and Delivery Systems
Among other efforts to improve the way health care is delivered and paid for, ACOs include financial incentives for doctors to reduce medical costs and improve patient care.
03/08/10 Colorado Rural Health Center Receives Grant to Strengthen the State's Health Care Workforce
CRHC will lead the Colorado Health Professions Workforce Policy Collaborative in developing policy solutions to close the health professions gap.