CGR's Kent Gardner discusses Rochester's sixth-best college ranking.
Citing CGR's work, Bloomberg Businessweek looks at counties' movement away from taxpayer funded nursing homes in NY.
CGR has been engaged by Dutchess County to provide analytical support and implementation assistance for a proposed merger of the county's Departments of Health and Mental Hygiene. The project follows work CGR completed for Dutchess County in 2013 and 2014 to evaluate the feasibility, impact and options surrounding such a merger. Subsequent to that effort, the County Executive and the county's Health and Human Services Advisory Team endorsed the functional consolidation.
Peter Nabozny has joined the organization as a Senior Associate. Nabozny comes to CGR from New York City, where he had been serving as Assistant Commissioner of Research and Evaluation in the City's Administration for Children's Services (ACS).
The Gulf Coast Community Foundation (Gulf Coast) has engaged CGR to develop a comprehensive online community profile that will provide residents and stakeholders with direct access to critical, detailed data and trends on the region's socioeconomic health.
The Village of Prospect, located in Oneida County, New York, has engaged CGR to conduct a study of governance and service delivery alternatives for the village, up to and including dissolution.
CGR has been engaged to provide data, analytical and process support for an evaluation of New York State's Gun Involved Violence Elimination (GIVE) program. The GIVE program is an effort to reduce gun violence and homicides in the seventeen New York counties outside of New York City where the highest rates of violence are found. CGR is conducting the Rochester portion of the evaluation.
The national Governmental Research Association (GRA) has recognized CGR's 2013 project on public nursing homes in New York State with its 2014 award for ''Most Distinguished Research.''The award recognizes outstanding effort by a government research agency, and according to GRA is based on the challenge of the subject matter, the degree to which the study is ground-breaking, the use of new and innovative research methods and the usefulness of the study to states and municipalities.
Working with ACT Rochester and the Rochester Area Community Foundation, CGR found that Rochester had a higher level of poverty than almost all other urban centers nationally and a strong correlation between impoverished families and the educational achievement of their children.
Greene County, NY, has engaged CGR to develop a model for a Countywide Ambulance Operational Organization aimed at enhancing service delivery, increasing efficiency, streamlining processes, reducing costs, and improving EMS response times. The countywide model may involve the consolidation of the existing sixteen organizations providing EMS services to Greene County.