Remembering Reena

Date: 06/2013

Hello Friends and Colleagues of Reena Wagle,

It is with immense sadness that we share news that our former HSRI colleague, Reena Wagle, has passed away.  Reena died at home, of natural causes, yet far too young as she was only 50 years old.

Reena had a laugh that would resonate through our offices and hallways and a spirit to match.  She was committed to supporting people with disabilities Read More

HSRI is Hiring: Developmental Disabilities Policy Associate

Date: 05/2013

The Human Services Research Institute (HSRI) seeks a full-time Policy Associate to work within our developmental disabilities studies team in our Tualatin, Oregon office.

This position offers an exciting opportunity to participate in a variety of projects to advise policy makers regarding the means for managing service systems for people with developmental disabilities. These efforts primarily involve quantitative or qualitative data analysis, policy analysis, and partnerships with state human services agencies, local Read More

Web Applications Developer - careers

Date: 05/2013

Human Services Research Institute (HSRI) is seeking an experienced developer for a 3 month full time contract position to assist in the development of various web-based applications. This position will work with our development team and project stakeholders to implement Section 508 compliant front end components which will interact with the back end database. Applications will be built on the Microsoft platform with IIS/ASP.NET and SQL Server. Experience with the Microsoft MVC framework is Read More

Evaluation of the Minnesota Preferred Integrated Network (PIN) Program

Date: 04/2013

The Preferred Integrated Network (PIN) program is currently being implemented in Dakota County, Minnesota by a managed care organization (MCO)/county partnership involving Medica Health Plan, Dakota County, and Medica Behavioral Health. Enrollees in the program are Dakota county adults with SMI and children with SED who are enrolled in Medicaid. A key component of the PIN program model involves a Patient Navigator model that provides case management and coordination of physical and mental Read More

Current NCI Psychotropic Medication Data and State Efforts to Combat High Rates of Medication Use

Date: 04/2013

On Friday, March 29, HSRI conducted a webinar on current NCI medications data and state efforts to quell high rates of medication use by the adults they serve. NCI staff began the webinar by discussing the NCI program, what the NCI data show about medication use, and specific outcomes for those who take medications. Employees from three state agencies (Massachusetts, Georgia and Missouri) then presented on steps they have taken to address high rates of Read More

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