Despite historic coverage gains, factors such as race, ZIP Code, and documentation status remain reliable predictors of health and access to care.
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 decision to end DACA has already started having profound impacts on recipients and their families—forcing many to go back to living in the shadows.
Last month, at Center for Health Progress’s annual fundraising luncheon, HEALTHtalks, I found myself surrounded by leaders who dared to be hopeful in spite of it all.
As a result of the work done through the disability rights movement, especially from the 1970s through the 1990s, legislation in the US was passed to increase access to buildings and public spaces for people with disabilities.
Access to healthy and affordable food, transportation, safe housing, and sidewalks all determine our access to care and opportunity to live a healthy life.
The increased diversity in Colorado brings both opportunities and challenges for health care providers, health systems, policymakers, and community-based organizations to create and deliver culturally-responsive care.
We have been working alongside our partners over the last 10 years to create and improve kids’ health coverage options, especially through CHIP.
If there is one thing I’ve learned about how our country got to this place, it is that the silence of those who are unaffected by injustice creates the shadows in which hate flourishes.
I’ve been studying the science and theory of the social determinants of health (SDOH) for many years. But, all the studies in the world can’t compare to experiencing something firsthand.
Orange is the New Black (OITNB) is a powerful reflection of the experiences of communities who have historically been pushed to the margins of society.