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Data Exchange For Coordinated Care Data Hubs

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More and more our conversations are focused on Community Information Exchange Systems, Health Care Exchanges, Coordinated Care, Comprehensive Disaster Relief systems and similar opportunities to join efforts--and combine data--to leverage the work of many organizations for better outcomes.

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The Problem with Complex Passwords

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For each of us, our online security depends on passwords, and like much of human activity--during the rush of day-to-day effort, we often take short cuts to accomplish tasks the easy way.

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CADRE (Collaborating Agencies' Disaster Relief Effort)

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Visionlink is excited to begin supporting the work of Collaborating Agencies' Disaster Relief Effort, or CADRE-- a leading network of organizations that provide community services essential in times of disaster.

WithinReach

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Visionlink is pleased to begin supporting the work of WithinReach--a Washington based organization focused on building communities where everyone has access to the right resources, families have a voice, and communities can flourish.

Become the Association Your Members Want

As the pandemic advanced, we were keenly aware of the apprehension and pain throughout our community. Clients and colleagues contacted us with questions about managing revenue shortfall, introducing new technology, and preparing for changing membership patterns. The.orgCommunity organized a Think Tank to help identify trends and crystalize our outlook on the future of membership. The sessions were facilitated by Elizabeth Engel, Chief Strategist, Spark Consulting. This article is the result of feedback gleaned during those dialogues, previous research, and the viewpoints of the.orgSource team.

Honoring Our Veterans

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Visionlink joins with Americans nationwide to honor our military servicemembers, their families, and our nation's veterans today, November 11th. We ask of these good people their willingness to offer the ultimate sacrifice for our country. We do not take that request, or their offer, lightly.

Why the Most Advanced Disaster Relief Software Saves You Time & Money

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Visionlink announces new disaster relief and disaster operations modules, and now all listed on one page to share with your staff and stakeholders. See the list now: [link] Saving Time and Money Like No Other We license differently — once a user is licensed, they can use any module at any time.

Activating for Hurricane Laura

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With one of the highest 24-hour intensification rates, Hurricane Laura will be a tremendously serious storm, and another of nearly 300 named disasters from which we build expertise and readiness to offer help.

Crisis Center of Tampa Bay

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Visionlink is pleased to begin supporting the work of Crisis Center of Tampa Bay.

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Endeavors

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Visionlink is honored to begin supporting the work of Endeavors, an organization based in San Antonio, Texas. Endeavors seeks to unify families and communities torn apart by poverty, unemployment, or neglect by providing real, practical solutions and a path to earned income. Endeavors deploys a wide array of programs and services supporting children, families, veterans and those struggling with mental illness and other significant disabilities.

Rent Relief in Ventura County

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Visionlink is pleased to support the County of Ventura in their recent launch of the Ventura County Pandemic Rental Assistance Program. This program is aimed at providing temporary rental assistance for Ventura County residents who owe past-due rent because of a hardship due to COVID-19.

Achieving Organizational Transformation: Pathways to Success

Association executives—and hopefully their boards—know that they are facing perilous times. Driven by the pace of cultural and technological change, they are experiencing major disruptions in the traditional business models that used to guide organizational growth strategies.orgSource offers a straightforward approach to navigating these changes and readying your organization for growth.

National Nurses Day!

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On the heels of GivingTuesday (yesterday), we have another major national day today, May 6th, honoring nurses and by extension--other healthcare workers. At the turn of the century, Florence Nightingale is credited with founding modern nursing.

Giving Tuesday!

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Yes, during a pandemic it's hard to take the time. But perhaps now is the best time. And if you're reading this after Tuesday--so what? Make a difference and give today. To whom?

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Coalition Ending Gender-Based Violence

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Visionlink is excited to begin supporting the work of the Coalition Ending Gender-Based Violence. The Coalition's mission is to end gender-based violence and promote equitable relationships through collective action for social change. Based in King County, Washington, the Coalition provides services and resources for victims and survivors of gender-based violence, with the overarching mission to work together for gender equity and social justice.

USAging

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Visionlink is excited to begin supporting the work of USAging, formerly the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging. USAging is the national association representing and supporting the network of Area Agencies on Aging, helping older adults and people with disabilities throughout the United States live with optimal health, well-being, independence, and dignity in their homes and communities. USAging is dedicated to supporting its members.

Oregon Office of Emergency Management: Volunteer & Goods and Services Donations

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We are pleased to support the good work of the Oregon Office of Emergency Management. The agency has deployed Visionlink’s volunteer management and Goods and Services Donation solution to help coordinate response among volunteers for COVID-19 in Oregon.

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The Denan Project - Leveraging WhatsApp for Good

As part of building a new supporter journey (from making a one-time donation to becoming a sustaining supporter), The Denan Project set out to shorten the time between the first donation and the recurring donations.

Americans' Urge to Help Overcomes Lock Down Limitations

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Thousands of COVID-19 volunteers and donated essential supplies are matched with states’ needs through an innovative pro bono tech and volunteer partnership BOULDER, CO, April 9, 2020 – Americans are no strangers to disasters. A hallmark of U.S.

COVID-19 Response Guide for Public Health Officials

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Available Now: covid-local.org Visionlink's data science partner, Talus Analytics, has been working with the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) Bio team, the Center for Global Development, and the Georgetown University Center for Global Health Science and Security to create an authoritative guide for COVID-19 response.

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Help Colorado Now - Visionlink Tech Helps Fight COVID-19

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Deployed by the State of Colorado, a new site for volunteers and donors is engaging helpful people across the state--by the thousands--who are heeding the Governor's call to volunteer and donate. You can join them here. Or catch up on the announcement from the Governor, and stories in the press.

COVID-19 Infection & Quarantine Tracker

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Community Infection & Quarantine Tracker Available Now Visionlink announces the COVID-19 Infection and Quarantine Tracker for 2-1-1s, I&R Centers, Aging Agencies, Crisis Lines and Disaster Agencies.

New Web Site & Blog

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Three Cheers! Pleased to invite everyone to check out our new web site and this re-designed blog site! You've found the blog, the web site is accessible across that menu bar above this posting, or directly at [link].

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Multi Language & Localization to the Next Level

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Approximately 14% to 15% of adults in the U.S. and Canada speak something other than English or French at home. So it is only right that we provide sophisticated language and localization tools to support all the people in a community. Web Sites Deploy in one or multiple languages.

South Dakota Helpline Center

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Visionlink is excited to begin supporting the work of the South Dakota Helpline Center. This organization began in 1974 and was the first location to begin 211 service west of the Mississippi. They serve thousands of people every year, connecting individuals to resources and support, connecting local agency volunteers, and offering hope to individuals with thoughts of suicide. Their core service areas include the 211 Helpline, Volunteer Connections, and Suicide and Crisis Support.

Galveston CoCare

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Visionlink is thrilled to begin supporting the work of Texas-based organization Galveston CoCare, a network of community members, service providers, healthcare specialists, educational partners, and religious organizations that work to ensure nobody falls through the cracks.

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WestFair Rides

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Visionlink is pleased to begin supporting the work of WestFair Rides, an organization based in Westchester County, New York. WestFair Rides is a collaborative nonprofit organization managing ride choices for older adults and adults with vision impairments.

5 Billion Data Field Exchanges A Month

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Five billion data field exchanges a month. What have we learned? That the structure of your data matters a great deal, particularly if you need data exchanges to be quick and inexpensive. To do that--one needs to structure the data correctly in the first place. Dry topic? Sorry. Here is a fun animation to make it more interesting! Caution: the music starts up in scene three, and you'll be humming the tune later today. It's less than three minutes long.

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New Password Standards

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None of us like passwords, well, except for the good that they do for us. New research from NIST helps us to understand better ways to build passwords, and Visionlink has released an upgrade to its CommunityOS 2 platform in response. The most fundamental change in the standards by NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology), is about the frequency of forcing password changes. Survey says? Never.

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Visionlink Supports Dorian Response

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Visionlink systems are fully engaged with Hurricane Dorian response. The National Shelter System is being used to help manage dozens of shelters in Florida--and states north, as Dorian continues along its predicted track. NVOAD is deploying a new situational reporting module for some states from Visionlink, to better coordinate the activities of partner agencies.

Amazing Recovery Efforts for Hurricane Harvey

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Visionlink is proud to support the work of National VOAD's Project Comeback in Texas with our multi-agency Disaster Case Management solution, helping more than 700 case managers from 14 nonprofit partners assist more than 12,000 households.

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Interoperability Made Real: Open Referral’s Data Standard for Resource Directories Visionlink is dedicated to data standards and data exchange as a necessary part of supporting successful communities. While the value of community services data may have been defined in the past by the strength of the walls around it, today however, tremendous value comes from the ability to be use appropriate data collaboratively among partners.

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FEMA Partnership Day

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Join us at the FEMA NVOAD Partnership Day! This is an annual event designed to bring together governmental disaster agencies, non governmental agencies, faith-based organizations and private sector providers who support disaster responders. Partnership day serves to familiarize everyone with the agency capabilities and technologies that are available when disasters strike. Visionlink attends due to our work with both government and non profit disaster agencies.

Boulder-Based Company Creates Software to Help Haitian Children

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NVOAD! New Orleans

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Come visit us at our booth # 29! We are looking forward to seeing everyone

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Visionlink’s Volunteer Registry Deployed for Hurricanes Harvey & Irma

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Thousands of volunteers have offered to assist in the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. High-level government officials have directed these generous people to National VOAD and their member agencies. We are honored that Visionlink, as a corporate partner, has been able to open access to the unaffiliated volunteer system to National VOAD and Volunteer Florida member organizations. Due to the ongoing uncertainty of Hurricane Irma, other states will be added as necessary.

Tech Day at the Colorado Capitol

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Visionlink was pleased to participate in the Tech - Blockchain Day at the Colorado State Capitol this week. Great times, meeting with other technical firms based here in the state, with representatives and senators, and with various legislative staff. We enjoyed a pleasant discussion with Lt. Governor Dianne Primavera as well, talking about 2-1-1, I&Rs, Disaster solutions, and our work to help connect non profit agencies and their clients.

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February 11 is National 2-1-1 Day ! The next time you need help finding services go to 211.org , or dial 2-1-1. You’ll love the people that will answer your call. Visionlink is honored to support 10's of millions of searches and referrals every month for our 2-1-1 customers. We also contribute the technology to support the United Way Worldwide’s National 2-1-1 Locator , where you can find the 2-1-1 that serves your location: [link].

VisionLink Welcomes Our Newest Customer, Nevada 2-1-1!

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Nevada 2-1-1 is a program of the Financial Guidance Center (FGC) and is committed to helping Nevada citizens connect with the services they need. FGC is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) HUD approved housing counseling agency and has been serving all Nevadans since 1972. With offices throughout the state, FGC can provide face-to-face service in addition to an interactive website for those unable to access in-person service due to distance, as Nevada is predominantly a rural and frontier state.

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Geo-Tagged Map Shows Impact of Hurricane Joaquin in Real Time

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Map illustrates damage reports as hurricane hits North Carolina. BOULDER, Colo. — 5, 2015— VisionLink , a community inspired software and consulting company, has developed a free, shareable, real-time, geo-tagged map depicting actual damage reports produced by Hurricane Joaquin. VisionLink is partnering with local churches and community groups to poll between 2,000-3,000 people throughout North Carolina.

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Reconnecting Friends and Family During the chaos and dislocation of the California fires, we are honored to deploy Safe and Well for the American Red Cross. Read here for a local story, and local authorities' request to use Safe and Well, as we all work together to reconnect friends and family. link] To go to Safe and Well directly: Safeandwell.org

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Sadly, this week marked the loss of one of the disaster response world’s strongest leaders and advocates. Joann Hale was one of the most influential, hard-working, and caring people we have ever had the pleasure of working with here at VisionLInk. Joann''s love for her community and for her fellow New Yorkers was vast and the many people she helped will feel her loss.

Free South Carolina Disaster Home Cleanup Hotline Available Now

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Call 1-800-451-1954 for free help from local relief agencies BOULDER, Colo. – 7, 2015 – From now through October 31st, Information Technology Disaster Resource Center ( www.ITDRC.org ), Humanity Road ( www.HumanityRoad.org ), and VisionLink ( www.VisionLink.org ), are staffing and supporting a free hotline for the survivors of the South Carolina floods. This hotline will connect survivors with reputable and vetted relief agencies that will assist in cleaning and mucking out homes.