We consider this session to be a great success for Colorado’s health care system, and applaud the work done by policymakers to strengthen our health care system.
We provide well-informed data and perspectives on Colorado’s health care system.Our publications are developed based on comprehensive quantitative and qualitative research and information gathering when we visit our neighbors around the state. This ensures that those entrusted with making decisions on behalf of us all are more aligned with the real needs and priorities of Coloradans.
The Affordable Care Act presents an historic opportunity to meet the health care needs of communities across the state.
Colorado’s senior population is growing very quickly and demand for services is outpacing the supply. Together, we should plan for the future to ensure our seniors can access the care they need, when they need it.
Life as a refugee is challenging at best, and often health is one of the first things impacted by their circumstances. Together, we can ensure they have access to important health care resources and the opportunity to thrive.
In 2012 we celebrated and reflected on our rich history. We also took action as an agent of change and thought leader to improve Colorado’s health care system.
In many ways, African Americans face increased health challenges in Colorado. It is important we work to address the underlying social factors that affect health to ensure all Coloradans have the opportunity to live a healthy life.
Good oral health is critical to a child’s long-term success. If we care about the futures of Colorado’s kids, we must care about the health of their teeth. Together, we can ensure kids get the dental care they need for a healthy start in life.
Veterans face health different, and in some ways, increased health challenges in Colorado. It is important that we keep in mind the diverse needs of our state as we work together to improve health in Colorado.
The vast majority of Coloradans are in good health. However, data from the Colorado Health Access Survey shows that nearly 800,000 Coloradans, 15% of our population, are in fair to poor health.
Coloradans that live in communities where residents have higher levels of educational attainment are more likely to report excellent or very good health.