Even before the COVID-19 pandemic put extraordinary pressures on the U.S. economy, a number of disruptive shifts complicated workforce stability and preparation. AIR's Workforce Development and Economic Mobility/Prosperity Working Group conducted a series of analyses to better understand current economic dynamics. Here are the key takeaways and guideposts for building a strong, enduring workforce system.
To help people with disabilities and their health care providers work together to manage chronic pain, AIR experts, with funding from NIDILRR, developed the Knowledge Hub. The hub is a collection of resources designed to support working with a healthcare provider to create a pain management plan, discuss ways to manage pain, and work together for safer opioid use.
AIR is working on two projects funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation focused on how to use measurement to drive transformative, meaningful, and sustainable change. Senior Researchers Tandrea Hilliard-Boone, Ellen Schultz, and Karen Frazier discuss what they’ve learned through these projects about how systems can keep people healthy and how to use measurement as a tool to make those changes in equitable ways.
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