In June, The Improve Group described our experiences using incentives to encourage people to participate in surveys and other evaluation activities. We highlighted the benefits of knowing your audience and attracting their attention.
In fall of 2014, three trends emerged and converged that helped us solidify a direction for the months ahead:
On July 23rd, The Improve Group’s Chief Administrative Officer, Samantha Hagel, visited the Minnesota Governor’s Office to discuss practices for addressing the barriers to supported employment for people with disabilities.
- Something that incites or tends to incite to action or greater effort, as a reward offered for increased productivity.
Most research organizations relish the opportunity to work with a program long enough to witness its profound effects on a community, or even an entire state. The Improve Group has had this privilege through our partnership with many grantees of the Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP) in Minnesota.
The Improve Group gives back and gives thanks for 15 years of helping others make a greater impact in their communities. Leah Goldstein Moses founded The Improve Group in 2000 with a vision to improve mission-driven programs and organizations. Fifteen years later, her vision remains strong and is shared by the dedicated staff at The Improve Group.
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: