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August 31, 2021 Mobile Workforces are the Future, and That Future Has Arrived

The improvement of mobile technology over the past 25 years has allowed health care professionals many opportunities to apply it in their work environments. Mobile devices have become a convenient and efficient way for service providers to easily access information, add data about service provision, and improve quality care.

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Jeff Mau, Therap Services
August 31, 2021 A Residential and Community Services Success Story

TBI Duluth is quite a success story. Lori and Shawn built their business the right way, always treating employees and clients well. Their business was all about caring for others, with the sole goals of providing medical and other supports to those that could not support themselves.

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Dave Turgeon, VERTESS
July 30, 2021 SAE Update: What’s New With the State Associations, You Ask?

In recent months we have welcomed two new SAEs who will undoubtedly be rich additions to the SAE network, plus upcoming meetings and events you won't want to miss!

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July 30, 2021 Across the Board: Reflecting on What We Know, What We Don't, And How We Grow

Members of both boards grappled with what we know (an unfathomable workforce crisis, a federal mandate to be as inclusive as possible, and uncertainty around COVID-19 that doesn’t seem to be going away) and what we don’t know (how to move ourselves, our organizations and the ones we represent further along the path towards being fully inclusive and actively anti-racist.)

July 29, 2021 Remembering Dave Hingsburger, December 21, 1952 - July 18, 2021

ANCOR mourns the loss of Dave Hingsburger.

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ANCOR Staff
July 29, 2021 A Provider-Led Shared Savings Entity Program Positively Impacts the Lives of People With Disabilities in Arkansas

Summit Community Care (SCC) is a Provider-Led Arkansas Shared Savings Entity (PASSE) program dedicated to positively impacting the lives of the Arkansas communities it serves by focusing on the medical and behavioral health concerns and independence goals of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and those who provide support for them.

Author
Merrill Friedman, Anthem
July 29, 2021 Comings & Goings: July 2021

An update on the comings and goings of ANCOR members and friends.

July 29, 2021 Nurturing Women Leaders to Strengthen the Human Services Industry

A complex reason why this challenge exists within the human services industry: gender disparity, especially for women of color. Human services is an industry that should, above all things, champion equity and equality for its clients/consumers — no question. Yet, if those same principles are not reflected in management, a company may find itself ill-equipped to champion anything. It is important for us to assess how gender carries such heavy implications for the future of human services.

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Rachel Boynton, VERTESS
July 29, 2021 GoodLife Partners with ANCOR to Empower Community Providers

GoodLife and ANCOR both strive to powerfully impact the lives of individuals with disabilities by redefining what’s possible for independence. Together, we can leverage technology and humanity with innovative approaches, empowering stronger and more inclusive communities.

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GoodLife Innovations Staff
July 29, 2021 Keys to Creating a Successful and High-Performing Nonprofit Board and Executive Leadership Team

I see so much passion poured into caring for society’s most vulnerable members, yet I also see the struggle to build a strong organization that is capable of sustaining a challenging mission in the here and now, let alone an inspiring vision for the future. And too often, I see these seemingly competing ideals – passion and sustainability – collide, falling as they do onto the shoulders of the board chair and CEO.

Author
Dennis C. Miller