Monthly Archives: December 2014

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Keep In Touch: Robust Retention Strategies for Health Leads

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“It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” - Mahatma Gandhi The Affordable Care Act enacted broad reforms across the United States’ healthcare system. But while the healthcare landscape has changed drastically, one important constant has remained the same: a person’s health is affected significantly by non-medical factors. For [...]

Keep In Touch: Robust Retention Strategies for Health Leads2018-05-12T14:08:08-05:00

Maternal Mortality in Mexico: Distilling Data into Policy Strategies

2018-05-12T14:08:09-05:00

[Apply today for DSSG 2015!] Previously, we wrote about the problem facing Mexico and many other countries: maternal mortality. In 2000, Mexico joined many other UN countries in committing to reduce maternal mortality, making it a high priority initiative for its current administration. But over the past 10 years, the country’s maternal mortality rate has [...]

Maternal Mortality in Mexico: Distilling Data into Policy Strategies2018-05-12T14:08:09-05:00

Using Data for a More Transparent Government

2018-05-12T14:08:10-05:00

[Apply today for DSSG 2015!] “The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville Why Are Earmarks Still Relevant? Congressional earmarks are legislative provisions that direct federal funds to specific projects. Even though the House Appropriations committee [...]

Using Data for a More Transparent Government2018-05-12T14:08:10-05:00