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Top 10 Colorado Health Institute Blog Posts of 2011

December 28, 2011

Editor’s note: In the spirit of year-end wrap-up lists, this week Analysis with Altitude will highlight the most popular publications, news stories, and blog posts of 2011. Yesterday: Top 10 CHI Publications. Today: Top 10 Blog Posts. Tomorrow: Top Health News Stories.  

  1. A First Glimpse: Estimating Health Reform’s Impact in Colorado
  2.  Myung Oak Kim examines data from MIT's Jonathan Gruber on what may happen to Colorado's uninsured as a result of health care reform.
  3. The Rural Health Workforce Dilemma: Searching for Solutions Deb Goeken presents highlights from Jackie Colby's presentation to the Colorado Rural Health Center.
  4. Health Insurance Coverage in Colorado: Differing Estimates Jeff Bontrager analyzes the myriad health insurance estimates available for Colorado, and discusses the pros and cons of each.
  5. Can We Have It All? A look at Value-based Insurance Design Amy Downs explains the concept of value-based insurance design and profiles efforts underway in Colorado.
  6. Q&A with Gretchen Hammer: New Exchange Board Leader on Creating Connections Deb Goeken interviews Colorado Health Benefit Exchange Board Chair Gretchen Hammer on leadership and goals for the exchange.
  7. 2011 Colorado Health Access Survey Provides What Other Surveys Miss Rebecca Crepin discusses key findings from the inaugural Colorado Health Access Survey, a program of The Colorado Trust.
  8. Why Health Reform Matters to a Twenty-Something Shana Montrose reflects on the importance of health insurance from the perspective of a "young invincible."
  9. Three New (and Exciting) Interactive Health Mapping Tools Emily King shares three data tools that utilize GIS to display health information.
  10. Building a New Marketplace Shawn Raintree writes about the challenges and opportunities involved in setting up a health insurance exchange.
  11. Can Retail Clinics Lower the Cost of Health Care? Athena Dodd explores the potential for retail clinics to provide quality health care at a lower cost than traditional primary care practices.