Working in communications, I’ve learned how you say something is equally important as what you say. Getting just the right word can make or break your message.
There has been a lot of focus on over-utilization of the emergency department in recent health policy discussions. Without question, many patients are getting care in the emergency department that should be managed in other health care settings.
It’s no secret that our economy is weak right now; it’s low on resources, vulnerable, and hoping for a reversal in fortune. Unfortunately, that describes a lot of Coloradans, too.
This month marks the 15th year CCMU has been working in communities and at the Capitol to lead change for a healthier Colorado.
The past two weeks I have been immersed in reading about the history of CCMU. Our organization started 15 years ago this month as a vision among a broad group of people who believed (according to our first conference program) we needed to start a conversation about “dealing with the problems and solutions to providing care to Colorado’s medically indigent population.”