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How a lack of data led to vaccine inequity

How a lack of data led to vaccine inequity

June 10, 2021

During the past year, failures in the public health data infrastructure prevented state and local authorities from getting accurate information about COVID-19 prevalence and spread, leaving them unable to recommend equitable interventions. State and federal governments must work together and share data that would enable officials to track disease spread, vaccination rates and other health information in different communities to provide more equitable interventions.

How a new focus on customer experience helped the Bureau of the Fiscal Service adapt to the pandemic

How a new focus on customer experience helped the Bureau of the Fiscal Service adapt to the pandemic

June 2, 2021

Beginning in 2018, Bureau of the Fiscal Service leaders started investing in new technologies and streamlining internal decision-making processes to better meet the needs of other agencies and the public. This customer-focused modernization effort laid the groundwork for the bureau to provide crucial support services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

It’s time for the Senate to confirm a permanent OPM director. Here’s why.

It’s time for the Senate to confirm a permanent OPM director. Here’s why.

May 24, 2021

The Office of Personnel Management enables employees and agencies to work better. However, a lack of permanent leadership for much of the past decade has hampered OPM’s ability to support the 2 million public servants who work in government. In this post, Partnership President and CEO Max Stier urges the full Senate to act quickly on the nomination of Kiran Ahuja to serve as the agency’s new leader.