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Jim Cashel in Influence
11 Apr 2014
  In late 2011 I was approached by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation with an audacious proposition: would Forum One help the Foundation, HHS, the White House, the California HealthCare Foundation and others establish an independent nonprofit organization focused on health data? The Health...
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Jim Cashel in Influence
18 Mar 2014
A major driver of health reform is the more effective use of data. The White House has made “data liberation” a major priority, and federal, state and local governments are releasing more and more information. Forum One has been an enthusiastic participant in this process. We helped...
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Jim Cashel in Influence
25 Feb 2014
One major focus of health reform efforts is on Health Information Technology (HIT), which is trying to pull health communications into the 21st century through Electronic Health Records (EHR), Telemedicine, and other technologies. A vital “behind the scenes” technology is the Health...
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Chris Wolz in Influence
21 Feb 2014
What do organizations looking to be influential on policy issues need to do online in 2014? We’re convinced that the pace of change in digital adoption is only continuing to accelerate (e.g. see Pew’s research tablet ownership) and that means paying attention to the latest trends is...
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Jim Cashel in Influence
23 Jan 2014
Here at Forum One we’ve worked on many multilingual sites (including Spanish, French, Portuguese, Arabic, Kurdish, and Chinese). Multilingual sites can be complex in terms of technology and maintenance – but in a multicultural and multilingual world, they are also highly effective. Our...
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Tim Shaw in Influence
10 Jan 2014
In early November, you might have caught such headlines as this one from the Washington Post: “U.S. students show incremental progress on national test.” And you might have caught similar news on the progress of the nation's students from other major outlets, including the New York...
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Jim Cashel in Influence
2 Jan 2014
If you've been reading the press coverage lately, it would be easy to jump to the conclusion that Obamacare mostly involves a faulty website launch and periodic consumer sticker shock. But through Forum One’s work with clients on the front lines of the Obamacare rollout – such as the...
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Chris Wolz in Influence
9 Dec 2013
Over eight weeks in the summer of 2013, my son and I cycled 3,700 miles across the country, from San Francisco back home to Alexandria, Virginia. The trip was something my son Alex had long been dreaming of and planning to do since graduating from high school. When other co-riders could not join...
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Chris Wolz in Influence
11 Oct 2013
Recently I attended the Communications Network Fall 2013 Annual Conference in New Orleans, and had the opportunity to cover the event as a guest blogger with Philanthropy411. “So, what’s gumbo?” Nam-ho Park asked when the steaming bowl was put in front of him the night before the...
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Chris Wolz in Influence
7 Oct 2013
Recently I attended the Communications Network Fall 2013 Annual Conference in New Orleans, and had the opportunity to cover the event as a guest blogger with Philanthropy411. Helping nurses better serve teenage first-time mothers; providing veterans with access to better supportive...
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