The OPEN MINDS Executive Blueprint for Crisis ManagementBuilding Organizational Sustainability & Success in a Disrupted Health & Human Service Market
A 32-week program designed to help executive teams navigate the business, organizational, operational, and culture changes of a market in turbulence. The program, based on the seven-component OPEN MINDS executive blueprint, combines a series of 35 live educational web briefings with online technical assistance and a suite of on-demand resources.
Missouri Launches ‘Technology First’ Approach For People With I/DD
On February 14, 2018, the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH) announced that Missouri is becoming a Technology First state. DMH has Medicaid waivers that have allowed the authorization of low- to high-level assistive technology and remote supports for several years, however utilization of these services has been sparse. Becoming a Technology First state means that Missouri will focus on evaluating and implementing technology related solutions when they make sense with an outcome of improving the quality of life for individuals. Missouri DMH intends that "Technology First" designation will support self-directed services. According to Missouri DMH, the goal . . .