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Job Opening: Data Management Specialist

Date: 12/2015

Are you a skilled data manager with a passion for social justice? Do you want to make sure that federal and state policymakers, agency directors, and other human services professionals have the high-quality information they need to make data-based policy decisions?

We’re seeking a full-time Data Management Specialist to work with our Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) and Child and Family Services research teams in our Tualatin, Oregon Read More

NCI Releases Staff Stability Survey Report

Date: 11/2015

Recognizing that the quality of life for individuals with ID/DD in the service system is inextricably linked to the work quality and stability of those who are paid to support them, the National Core Indicators (NCI) assists states in collecting accurate and comprehensive data on the direct support professional (DSP) workforce. NCI just released its 2014 Staff Stability Survey Report, which compiles survey data taken from provider Read More

CompareMaine Launch

Date: 11/2015

The Maine Health Data Organization (MHDO) has launched CompareMaine.org, a new health care transparency website developed by HSRI's Health Data team. Consumers can use the new website to compare the average cost of over 200 medical procedures at more than 170 healthcare facilities in the state. They can also use the site to compare quality ratings for many facilities.

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Transition Announcement

Date: 10/2015

In an announcement released on October 29, HSRI President Valerie Bradley revealed impending leadership changes for HSRI, including the promotion of David Hughes to the position of President beginning in January 2017: Dear Friends of HSRI,

About two years ago, as I moved into my 70th year, I began to think about my own future and the future of HSRI and the careful steps that would be necessary to allow me Read More

Behavioral health outpatient capacity analysis - Milwaukee County

Date: 10/2015

As part of an ongoing analysis of the behavioral health care delivery system in Milwaukee County, HSRI and its partners the Technical Assistance Collaborative and the Public Policy Forum recently issued findings from an analysis of the county’s outpatient capacity. As described in a report released on October 27, our research finds that Milwaukee County is challenged by issues of fragmentation among outpatient providers, lack of communication between providers and hospital discharge specialists, a Read More

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