An interactive, searchable database of all of The Trust’s publications, mostly in English, from its 30 years of serving Coloradans.Showing 10 of 209 results
October 2013
Health Equity and Racial and Ethnic Workforce Diversity: How to Address the Shortage of Racially and Ethnically Diverse Health Professionals

This report examines the makeup of the health care workforce in Colorado, health equity provisions in the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that pertain to workforce diversity and misconceptions that stand as barriers to diversifying the health care workforce.

October 2013
Health Advocacy Field Assessment: A Research Report [Executive Summary Only]

Before funding the Health Equity Advocacy strategy, The Colorado Trust commissioned a study of the existing advocacy field in Colorado. Based on the results of an online survey and 30 interviews, this executive summary describes the field, identifies strengths and weaknesses of the field, and offers strategies for building the field.

September 2013
Health Equity and Race & Ethnicity Data: How Race and Ethnicity Data is Collected and Used (Full Report)

This report examines how the collection of race and ethnicity information from patients can help to reduce health disparities and create health equity. The report addresses the importance of data collection, legal mandates, and best practices to help health care providers collect and utilize the data.

September 2013
Health Equity and Leadership: The Importance of Leadership in Achieving Organizational Cultural Competency

This paper examines the important role leaders play in promoting, guiding and supporting cultural competency development throughout a health care service organization. Leaders in health service organizations can use the paper to guide future efforts and assure all Coloradans receive quality, equitable health care.

August 2013
CHAS Issue Brief: Colorado's Health Insurance Marketplace: A Profile of Likely Consumers

This issue brief highlights findings from the Colorado Health Access Survey (CHAS) about uninsured Coloradans who will be eligible for federal subsidies to buy insurance through the new marketplace, including demographic characteristics of this group, and how they currently use health care.

July 2013
Highlights of the Report on Health Equity and Language Access

This publication provides highlights from the report "How Language Access Issues Affect Patients, Policymakers and Health Care Providers." It examines the issues around the impact of language differences in accessing health care, including approaches health care providers can use to overcome challenges and improve language access opportunities, as well as legal requirements for providing language access.


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