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    Under-served Youth Resources Montgomery County – Funded by DHHS/SAMHSA

    June 25, 2019

    The Montgomery County Collaboration Council requested a Geo-mapping Tool in order to assess resources for transitional age youth (TAY) who are at-risk of disconnecting or are disconnected from their communities.

    FNS Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Report Published

    June 8, 2017

    The United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), as part of its efforts to reach out to small businesses, awarded Optimal Solutions Group, LLC (Optimal) a contract to conduct the Annual Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Sponsor Tiering Determination Assessment for 2014.

    Office of the Medicare Ombudsman brief

    August 27, 2016

    About the Office of the Medicare Ombudsman Optimal provides support to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS’) Office of the Medicare Ombudsman (OMO) to assist in improving Medicare for beneficiaries. Optimal produces the annual Report to Congress (RTC) using real-time storyboarding in support of this contract.

    Feed the Future Liberia brief

    March 28, 2015

    Historical Background • Liberia has undergone a long period of bloody civil war that shattered its economy. • Its principal sector of activity, agriculture, has been damaged and is plagued by low crop yields.

    Medicare Part D brief

    September 28, 2014

    Website Assessment Tool • Developed organizational website content assessment tool to include all Part D content requirements. • Identifies areas where plans are compliant or need further clarification of posted information.

    Office of National Drug Control Policy Brief

    July 13, 2012

    Youth and Social Media • 95% of youth are online and 80% of those use social media. • Conversations on drug-related behavior take place more on micromedia using different slang terminology than used in person.

    Maryland Industrial Partnerships brief

    August 1, 2011

    Using artificial intelligence to reduce monitoring and knowledge diffusion costs for Medicare Advantage Plans: A Feasibility Study Optimal Solutions Group, LLC (Optimal), was awarded a grant through the Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program to develop a health care research and delivery virtual collaborative system to provide researchers, practitioners, and professionals with a platform to share information, best practices, research, publications, […]

    Small Business Administration brief

    January 1, 2010

    Highlights of Evaluation Methods • Key program outcomes, including small business revenue, employment, and payroll growth for each cluster, are benchmarked against similar businesses in the same industry and region. • Provides a synthetic control group to account for economy-wide, regional, and industry-specific trends and shocks. • Relies on Bureau of Labor Statistics, Dunn & Bradstreet, and U.S. Census data. […]