There are some major differences between what happened in Canada almost a decade ago, and what happened on Capitol Hill this week. For one thing, Canada was never at risk of running out of money or furloughing its employees as a result of this situation.On the other hand, the debate among US legislators – as... Read more »
Although the shutdown is over, this will not be the last time feds have to endure the threat or possibly the reality of a shutdown. We explain why.
Reviewing current travel plans and updating personal contact information are a few of the housekeeping items feds should address during this time.
Even as the opioid epidemic escalates, many government officials may not understand the true scope of the problem. But geo-enabled data and GIS mapping tools allow communities to visualize an accurate picture of how and where opioid abuse is impacting its citizens. GIS can provide a holistic picture of drug abuse, collect data in real... Read more »
In the private sector, there is no shortage of examples of successful industry disruptors. However, the public sector faces a unique challenge: How do you keep pace with private industry? How do you innovate in a market that is moving very quickly, especially when it comes to technology?
In order to make our healthcare system better, providers need to get away from an emphasis on the quantity of services delivered and move towards recognizing and rewarding quality, high-value care.
Northern Kentucky Independent District Health Department uses its $16.3 million budget to fund programs that prevent disease, promote wellness and protect against health threats.
Through his work with the Center for Disease Control, Tedd Ellerbrock has brought antiretroviral treatment to vulnerable populations across the world.
By many measures, women have succeeded in narrowing the long-standing achievement gap in higher education. However, this surface-level gender parity in higher education has a significant, hidden cost.
Today, at least two-thirds of graduates enter the workforce saddled with educational debt, which has had far-reaching economic and social consequences. One approach to mitigating student debt is loan forgiveness, for which there are a number of available federal programs, including the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.