Health systems in Colorado and across the country are working to address patients’ social and health care needs in big and important ways.
We provide well-informed data and perspectives on Colorado’s health care system.
As thought leaders working in communities and at the Capitol, we share information about what’s working in our health system and what’s not. As we lead the public dialogue, we hope to offer a big-picture view of the health care system and to help Colorado find common ground.
The health risks of water issues are clear. What is also clear, is who these water issues hurt the most. As we’ve seen in Flint, the political will to ensure that drinking water is safe for everyone, even if it costs more, is lacking.
There are no quick fixes to our country’s 500-year-old legacy of institutional racism, especially in the face of recent spikes in bigotry and hate crimes, but if we are ever to realize health equity, we must tackle this legacy head on.
We’re actively working to make America less equal—to find both time-tested and inventive new ways to protect and grow the wealth and power of those who already have it and further oppress those who don’t.
In preparation for running my first marathon, I decided to invest in a new pair of running shoes. It was important to me to make sure they were a quality investment, so I gathered as much information as possible.
On a recent trip to Seattle with a good friend, we used the Waze app to navigate to restaurants, parks, landmarks, and more, which allowed us the opportunity to enjoy this new place without having to worry too much about how we get around.
Gricelda Zamora, de trece años, era como muchos niños cuyos padres hablan el inglés limitado: ella era la intérprete para su familia. Cuando ella desarrolló un dolor abdominal severo, sus padres la llevaron al hospital.
I’ve always been intrigued by history and the genesis of things. In high school, I spent a great deal of time recording oral histories of aging relatives and tracking down the story of my ancestry.
A few years ago, I found myself facing a new chapter in my life. I had just graduated from college, and was about to begin a Public Interest Fellowship with what was then the Colorado Coalition for the Medically Underserved.
Colorado is my home now, but it wasn’t my first home. And since I work primarily with refugee and immigrant populations in Fort Morgan, I can relate to that experience. They are often considered “the other.”