Yearly Archives: 2011

Why We Care About Healthcare

Thanks to Ted Tannenbaum of the Achievable Foundation for this guest blog entry.

When it comes to health care, most of us have an opinion about the current state of affairs. Our interaction with the healthcare system can either be an exploration into the marvels of modern medicine or result in sinking feelings of frustration over […]

2017-06-05T17:23:06+00:00 December 19th, 2011|Blog|

CART Model

A Proposal for Enhancing Health Care Delivery Systems for Transition-Age Youth and  Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Submitted to:

The California Department of Health Care Services

By:

Clarissa Kripke, MD, FAAFP
Associate Clinical Professor
Director Developmental Primary Care
Chair, Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Disability Issues
Associate Editor, American Family Physician
Department of Family and Community […]

2017-05-02T18:53:50+00:00 December 8th, 2011|Board References|

Grantmaking Values

This was an exercise that I participated in recently.  While it may seem a little late given our values discussion at the last meeting, I would still be interested in your response and how our work compliments your values.

Please pick your top your top 5 values that impact your work on the board.  These may […]

2017-05-02T18:53:50+00:00 November 11th, 2011|Board References|

A Whole New World

“Our recovery plan will invest in electronic health records and new technology that will reduce errors, bring down costs, ensure privacy and save lives.” President Obama, Address to Joint Sessions of Congress, February 2009.

I grew up in the dark ages (per my kids) where I wrote all my school papers on a typewriter. Those were […]

2014-02-26T13:24:24+00:00 November 2nd, 2011|Blog|

Minutes 2011-09-20

Minutes of the Board of Directors, The Special Hope Foundation

After receiving proper notice via e-mail on Sept 6, 2011, a quorum of the Directors named either by the Incorporator or listed in the Articles of Incorporation, constituting the Board of Directors of this Corporation, held their meeting at this time, on the day, and at […]

2017-05-02T18:53:50+00:00 September 20th, 2011|Minutes|

Minutes 2011-05-17

Minutes of the Board of Directors, The Special Hope Foundation

After receiving proper notice via e-mail in May 2, 2010, a quorum of the Directors named either by the Incorporator or listed in the Articles of Incorporation, constituting the Board of Directors of this Corporation, held their meeting at this time, on the day, and at […]

2017-05-02T18:53:50+00:00 May 17th, 2011|Minutes|

Moving Forward or Moving Backward?

Institutionalization has always had a negative connotation. It evokes pictures of mistreated, neglected patients who are housed outside the public eye because of their inability to conform to social standards. This image was particularly heartbreaking for parents who were overwhelmed by their children’s needs and behaviors but still deeply cared about their futures. It was […]

2017-06-05T17:24:38+00:00 April 13th, 2011|Blog|

The New Health Care Act

Our nation’s doctor, U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, spoke to the Developmental Disabilities Conference at UCSF on Thursday. Her topic was Making a Difference through Prevention, highlighting how the President’s Health Care Act emphasizes preventative care. She sited her supportive stance on the First Lady’s Let’s Move initiative, tackling the obesity epidemic in children. She […]

2017-06-05T17:24:55+00:00 March 13th, 2011|Blog|

A Talk From the Top

U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Regina Benjamin, is confirmed to speak at the 10th annual Developmental Disabilities Conference sponsored by University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) on March 10th. As the national spokesperson for health care in America, this is a unique opportunity to hear her address the needs of this population. I will be interested […]

2017-06-05T17:26:18+00:00 January 19th, 2011|Blog|

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