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The Colorado Health Institute strives to be a trusted and leading source of credible analysis and expertise. From helping to interpret the health policy issues of the day, to parsing out a new piece of research, CHI is here to be a resource for journalists. 

CHI in the News

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Colorado health leaders will gather to explore the issues critical to Colorado’s health care future on December 9 at the Colorado Health Institute’s Hot Issues in Health conference. The event will bring together policymakers — including Gov. Jared Polis — community health advocates, nonprofit organizations, providers, insurers, and other problem-solvers from all corners of the state to share ideas and advance the issues that will drive health policy in 2023. 
In the News
A November 23 State of Reform article about the response to the Club Q nightclub shooting in Colorado Springs quoted data from the 2021 Colorado Health Access Survey published earlier this year: Mental Health in Colorado’s LGBTQ+ Communities.
In the News

For a November 22 news segment, CBS Colorado quoted data from the 2021 Colorado Health Access Survey showing that of Coloradans who said they needed substance use treatment but did not get it (80,000 people), 77% said it was because of stigma.

In the News
An October 13 article on the State of Reform website highlighted data from the 2021 Colorado Health Access Survey that was published in CHI’s report, Racial Discrimination and Access to Care in Colorado. Both the report and the article discuss the need to address racial discrimination in the health care system. 
Press Release

El seminario web Eggheads de septiembre destacará dos programas de embajadores comunitarios de MDPH, y su impacto. Únase a nosotros para obtener más información sobre los antecedentes de los programas, y las mejores prácticas para el reclutamiento, el compromiso y la colaboración con las organizaciones comunitarias.

In the News
Communications Director Joe Hanel was interviewed for an August 12 9News segment about Arzelle Lewis, a Denverite and entrepreneur whose nonprofit is giving shoes to kids and improving mental health in some of the metro area’s most impoverished neighborhoods. 
In the News
The Colorado Sun reprinted climate-risk maps from CHI’s 2022 Health and Climate Index and interviewed Senior Policy Analyst Karam Ahmad for this story about the health dangers of heat and how Colorado can prepare for hotter summers.
In the News

Director of Policy Analysis Emily Johnson was interviewed for this July 31 Denver Post story which explained the significant impact of COVID-19 on the number of deaths in the state. 

Media Contact

Joe Hanel
Communications director 

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