A compilation of resources that explore ways to improve cultural competency and address health disparities, including often-cited web-based links, specific resources and strategies from noted authors in the field, articles and reports that help people to understand health and health care disparities and inequalities that exist in the United States.
Evaluations are significantly influenced by the cultures of participants, as well as the evaluator. This report provides insights to help evaluators better understand the influence of different cultures, assess their own work and how they work with others, with the goal of creating more useful evaluations for all stakeholders.
In 2006, The Colorado Trust produced a brief print/PDF Annual Review, as well as an in-depth Annual Report available exclusively online. The online report features a list of all Trust grants and grantees, personal stories of change and improvement, information on how The Trust conducts its grantmaking, links to Trust publications produced in 2006, Trust board and staff leadership changes, and a comprehensive look at our financials.
Highlights include a message from Irene M. Ibarra, President and CEO, about improving kids’ access to health care; a look at the rural health track program at the University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center's School of Medicine; an announcement that a survey of Colorado Baby Boomers is underway; an update on The Trust's Bullying Prevention effort; and an announcement of the report Kids’ Health Care Access: Diagnosis and Prescription for Improvement. This edition also includes an interview with retired Trustee Sister Lillian Murphy and a tribute to founding Trustee Bill Beattie.
Summarizes The Colorado Trust's effort to help hospitals across the state strengthen their quality improvement systems to further ensure patient safety. The report includes an overview of the six interventions proven to ensure safe patient care, as well as lessons learned and success stories.
Provides a brief progress report on the development of the Colorado Health Institute's Health Professions Workforce Database under The Colorado Trust's Health Professions effort. The database will help to inform policymakers and the public about health professional workforce issues.
Highlights of the current state of health care access, coverage, provider capacity and quality of care for all children in the Denver metro areas, and proposes solutions to providing care for Colorado's uninsured and under-insured children.
A brief summary of the Colorado Area Health Education Centers' technical assistance and consultation services for grantees of The Colorado Trust's Health Professions effort.
Highlights "Dialogues on Immigrant Integration," an effort to develop understanding, support and collaboration among immigrants and non-immigrants in Boulder County. Also included is a summary of events on school violence prevention and school health, and an overview of The Trust's participation in a statewide assessment of how Baby Boomers envision themselves regarding work, service and learning. This edition also features an interview with Jean Jones, who has concluded her tenure as a member of The Trust's Board of Trustees; recognition of the San Luis Valley Victim Offender Reconciliation Program, a Bullying Prevention grantee; and the impact of technical assistance under the Health Professions initiative.
A report on the current state of health care access, coverage, provider capacity and quality of care for all children in the Denver metro areas, and proposes solutions to providing care for Colorado's uninsured and under-insured children.
An interactive, searchable database of all of The Trust’s publications from its 30 years of serving Coloradans.