An interactive, searchable database of all of The Trust’s publications, mostly in English, from its 30 years of serving Coloradans.

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March 2012
Issue Brief: Improving the Oral Health of Colorado’s Children

This brief details the causes of oral disease, prevention strategies, accomplishments in improving the oral health of Colorado children and strategies for further improvements. Prepared for The Colorado Trust, Caring for Colorado Foundation and the Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation by Diane Brunson, RDH, MPH, Director of Public Health, University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine.

March 2012
Executive Summary for Policymakers: Improving the Oral Health of Colorado’s Children

This two-page summary provides a high-level overview for policymakers on the causes of oral disease, prevention strategies, accomplishments in improving the oral health of Colorado children and strategies for further improvements. Prepared for The Colorado Trust, Caring for Colorado Foundation and the Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation by Diane Brunson, RDH, MPH, Director of Public Health, University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine.

February 2012
CHAS Issue Brief: The Affordability of Health Insurance in Colorado

This issue brief examines why Coloradans are uninsured, including their ability and willingness to pay for health insurance, how much they believe they can afford and what they now pay for out-of-pocket expenses. The brief also addresses the consequences of being uninsured in Colorado. This brief is based on an in-depth analysis of data from the 2011 Colorado Health Access Survey (CHAS).

January 2012
Closing the Gap: How Improving Information Flow Can Help Community-Based Organizations Keep Uninsured Kids from Falling Through the Cracks - Evaluation Highlights

This issue brief describes and discusses how a systematic and ongoing data exchange between community-based organizations and the state can minimize enrollment barriers. In particular, this brief describes how such a data exchange was implemented through the creation of the Client Assistance Tool (CAT)—an information and tracking system designed to help Trust grantees monitor their outreach and enrollment efforts—and its associated CAT feedback reports.

December 2011
The Status of Behavioral Health Care in Colorado - 2011 Update

This report provides critical information on Colorado-specific mental health and substance use disorder treatment needs, funding, progress made in the coordination and integration of behavioral health services since 2003, continued barriers to care and long-term recommendations for the state.

December 2011
Final Grantee Report: Advancing Colorado's Mental Health Care

This report details findings from the evaluation of Advancing Colorado's Mental Health Care project grantees' efforts to improve the coordination and integration of mental health services for adults with serious mental illness, and children with serious emotional disturbances. This includes lessons for health and education agencies pursuing integration work, and for funders and policymakers. This six-year project was jointly funded by Caring for Colorado Foundation, the Colorado Health Foundation, The Colorado Trust and The Denver Foundation.

November 2011
CHAS Issue Brief: Overview of Coloradans' Health Care Coverage, Access and Utilization

This brief highlights the initial findings of the 2011 Colorado Health Access Survey (CHAS), an extensive survey of health insurance, access and utilization in Colorado. The findings highlighted in this brief include the numbers of uninsured and underinsured Coloradans; effects of cost, unemployment and a weak economy; and the impact of uninsurance on Coloradans' ability to access and utilize health care services.

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An interactive, searchable database of all of The Trust’s publications from its 30 years of serving Coloradans.