The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, more commonly called either Obamacare or the ACA, was signed into law in March 2010. Two initiatives were implemented to help people enroll in healthcare insurance:
Maria Moeller is our most recent addition to The Improve Group’s leadership team:
Businesses have traditionally had fairly simple metrics that they use to evaluate their work: sales and profit. However, three factors are driving businesses to consider social benefit as well:
A core value of the Improve Group is learning. Fortunately, the opportunity to learn and improve grows with every project. Because our practice is highly reflective, we are able to embed opportunities to learn from client feedback in multiple ways. For example, since 2009, we have done an annual survey of clients served in the past year.
March is an exciting month for evaluators in Minnesota. The annual Minnesota Evaluation Studies Institute (MESI) Spring Training event brought over 250 professionals together to exchange tools and ideas for evaluation. Representing the Improve Group, we were among this year’s many insightful presenters.
A 2001 study published in the American Journal of Public Health reached out to over 100 people with very different life experiences to answer the question “What does the word community mean to you?” You might find your own answer to the question in their responses:
The Improve Group is excited to announce that we are expanding our leadership team with a position opening for a Business Development Director.
The following passage is written by Daren Nyquist, the most recent addition to the Improve Group’s Research & Evaluation Director team:
We love our interns! The Improve Group has hosted interns for the past 10 years. Having an internship program brings added excitement to the work we already love to do. It supports our value of collaboration and inclusiveness, strengthens our growth through mutual learning, and contributes new perspectives to our team. We regularly take a look at our internship program for relevance and value, and in this our 15th business year, we are making plans to further enrich the experience.