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CHI releases Colorado Health Access Survey showing the success of the safety net and health disparities

| Oct 28, 2021 | Colorado

The Colorado Health Institute (CHI) released their 2021 Colorado Health Access Survey (CHAS) earlier this week, with updates as late as Oct. 27. Though many Coloradans lost their job-based insurance, had their incomes reduced, and suffered from mental health issues, the survey shows that the safety net worked to catch...[ Read More ]

New report offers guidance for equitable vaccine distribution in urban Colorado

| Mar 17, 2021 | Colorado

In partnership with the Colorado Health Institute (CHI), the Metro Denver Partnership for Health (MDPH) released a report Wednesday providing recommendations on how to ensure the area’s vaccine distribution is equitable and reaches its underserved communities. The “Operationalizing Equity in COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution” report offers ways for providers, health facilities,...[ Read More ]

Colorado's vaccine equity clinics: a "good idea," but in need of more resources

| Feb 25, 2021 | Colorado

In an effort to ameliorate equity issues arising during its vaccine administration, Colorado recently launched an initiative to establish 175 vaccination clinics across the state, targeting its most underserved areas. Sarah McAfee, director of communications for the Center for Health Progress (CHP), said that -- although CHP is glad the...[ Read More ]

CHI releases statewide strategic plan for substance abuse disorder recovery

Emily Viles | Oct 24, 2019 | Colorado

This week the Colorado Health Institute released a strategic plan for substance abuse and recovery. The report is the first of its kind and sets a series of goals for the next 5 years.  Specifics of the plan are a result of a series of studies, conversations, and surveys with...[ Read More ]

Colorado Health Institute report connects housing and health

Emily Viles | Sep 9, 2019 | Colorado

The Colorado Health Institute (CHI) recently released a report detailing the relationship between housing and health. The report finds that affordability, stability, quality, and accessibility of housing all play a role in individual and community health.  Stable housing is linked to many of the key social determinants of health. CHI...[ Read More ]