Stories are the currency we use to share our lives and experiences with others. Meet some of the people and organizations served by Foundation-funded programs, and learn how they are making a difference in communities across Colorado.

 

Integrating care is not just an abstract debate among policy wonks. Sometimes it's a simple matter of putting mental health counselors chair-to-chair with doctors and nurses, with a…

If integrating behavioral and physical health, while reforming what doctors get paid for, have long been the holy grails for health system change, then 2015 may someday go down as…

As Colorado health system reformers toiled away on experiments, pilot programs, Affordable Care Act mandates and other complex problems in recent years, the potential of a large…

LA JUNTA, Colo. — We could describe integrated care in thousands of words, or we could tell a few quick stories. P.A. Kali Mae Mendoza-…

While public and nonprofit insurers and providers slowly broaden their experiments transforming primary care in Colorado, the for-profit giant Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield has…

If you sought your MBA in how health care delivery innovation actually happens in Colorado, the headquarters of Physician Health Partners could be your classroom. With more than…

Editor's Note: Tammy Smith has been a board member for Delta County Schools since 2009. The 5,000-student district is spread over 1,157 square miles in the west-central mountains,…

Conifer High School physical education instructor Jeanie Boymel told the kids in her morning PE class to grab pedometers, as usual. But then she alerted them to be ready for an out-…

While kids battle obesity and the teasing that goes with it, parents question whether their communities and schools are doing enough to keep kids moving. Turns out, about 11 percent…

One of the biggest recent innovations in Colorado health and fitness is the brainchild of a 12-year-old girl. In 2011, Maggie Trout approached Denver Councilman Chris…