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APPAM Fall 2022 Conference: SNAP Administrative Burdens Presentation

2022-11-28T09:45:26-05:00

By Stephanie Walsh In the context of governmental services, administrative burdens refer to the costs and barriers experienced by individuals. When burdens are high, the costs associated with benefit of public goods or services hinder accessibility. Past research has identified administrative burdens throughout the public sector – in public benefits, the justice system, healthcare, and [...]

APPAM Fall 2022 Conference: SNAP Administrative Burdens Presentation2022-11-28T09:45:26-05:00

Modernization of the Public Sector: Evaluating Technology and Teleworking Initiatives in New Jersey State Agencies

2022-11-30T14:49:08-05:00

By Leonor Camarena, Ph.D. Modernizing the Public Sector Workforce In January 2022, Gallup released a list of seven workplace insights and takeaways from employees following the height of the pandemic during 2021. The key themes across the seven workplace insights are the importance of managerial support, workplace flexibility, and overall employee well-being. The “Great Resignation,” [...]

Modernization of the Public Sector: Evaluating Technology and Teleworking Initiatives in New Jersey State Agencies2022-11-30T14:49:08-05:00

Artificial Intelligence and Open Data for Public Good: Implications for Public Policy

2022-10-24T09:20:21-04:00

By Nishitha Chidipothu, Snigdha Mishra, Shiya John and Jim Samuel “Data has the power to revolutionize and disrupt the way societies are governed” - Rikkus Duus and Mike Cooray Artificial Intelligence (AI), adaptive AI technologies, and open data are critical for future socioeconomic value creation (Samuel, et al., 2022; DeLallo and Tennison, 2020). With the promise [...]

Artificial Intelligence and Open Data for Public Good: Implications for Public Policy2022-10-24T09:20:21-04:00

Using the Community Intrinsic Resilience Index to Tackle Energy Equity and Budget Deficit in New Jersey

2022-10-21T16:49:16-04:00

By Firas Gerges, Michel Boufadel, and Hani Nassif. The Community Intrinsic Resilience Index (CIRI) captures the intrinsic (i.e., not relative) resilience level of critical community sectors, allowing practitioners and policymakers to make resilience-informed plans and strategies. [...]

Using the Community Intrinsic Resilience Index to Tackle Energy Equity and Budget Deficit in New Jersey2022-10-21T16:49:16-04:00

Intelligent Help for the Opioid Crisis Lifecycle: The Need for an Artificial Intelligence & Informatics-Based Strategy to Address the Opioid Crisis

2022-10-21T16:48:55-04:00

By Shiya John, Sri Krishna Kaashyap Madabhushi, Nishitha Chidipothu, Jim Samuel. The opioid crisis is affecting all levels of American society regardless of class, ethnicity, gender, or career [...]

Intelligent Help for the Opioid Crisis Lifecycle: The Need for an Artificial Intelligence & Informatics-Based Strategy to Address the Opioid Crisis2022-10-21T16:48:55-04:00

A Second Pandemic: Is telehealth a solution to the mental health crisis in the post-pandemic era?

2022-10-21T16:46:19-04:00

by Heather Butler and Aakanksha Deoli The advent of the COVID-19 pandemic engendered a precarious environment that significantly exacerbated existing mental health disorders and triggered new ones. According to Mental Health America, roughly one in five American adults suffered from a mental health condition in 2019. In the same year, the American Academy of Family [...]

A Second Pandemic: Is telehealth a solution to the mental health crisis in the post-pandemic era?2022-10-21T16:46:19-04:00

Broadband Connection Access: An Essential Social Determinant of Health in the Digital Era

2022-10-21T16:44:04-04:00

by Edgar Romero and Anita Franzione Fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth services and virtual care rapidly expanded and allowed health care providers to continue delivering patient care. However, it is important to address the underlying issues that restrict people from accessing these services due to income or no means to access connectivity. These barriers [...]

Broadband Connection Access: An Essential Social Determinant of Health in the Digital Era2022-10-21T16:44:04-04:00

Expanding telework beyond pandemics: Potential benefits and challenges for the New Jersey Telework Pilot Program

2022-10-21T16:41:22-04:00

by Jinah Yoo (PhD student), Leonor Camarena, PhD, and Federica Fusi, PhD The growing demands for workplace flexibility coupled with technological advancements have made telework a key element of flexible work arrangements with public organizations. Additionally, the COVID-19 pandemic sped up the proliferation of telework due to pressures for working-from-home options to contain the spread [...]

Expanding telework beyond pandemics: Potential benefits and challenges for the New Jersey Telework Pilot Program2022-10-21T16:41:22-04:00

Community Intrinsic Resilience Index (CIRI), a Simple GIS Tool for Decision Making

2022-10-21T16:39:21-04:00

by Michel Boufadel, Firas Gerges, and Hani Nassif Resilience is the capacity to endure and recover following a disaster. Enhancing the resilience of communities has been recognized as a major policy decision that brings together various sectors of society. The recent passage of New Jersey Law S2607 requires municipalities to incorporate climate-related hazard vulnerability assessments [...]

Community Intrinsic Resilience Index (CIRI), a Simple GIS Tool for Decision Making2022-10-21T16:39:21-04:00
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