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It's no secret we're a company built by regulators for regulators. Here we present insight, opinion, and analysis on the what, why, and how of regulatory licensing and government technology from experts within Thentia and beyond.

Insight & Analysis
Overcoming the complex challenges of regulating real estate InsightSeptember 16, 2022
Overcoming the complex challenges of regulating re...

As with all licensed professions, regulatory agencies in the real estate sector face several distinct challenges. In this blog, we explore some common challenges and ways that agencies can overcome them.

Health care regulation, occupational licensing reform, and more: What’s new in Ascend Magazine Insight Regulatory NewsSeptember 9, 2022
Health care regulation, occupational licensing ref...

One year later, how has President Biden’s executive action on occupational licensing affected the progression of pandemic-related labor shortages? How does the health care industry continue to fare in the COVID-19 era? We look at this and more in Ascend’s latest monthly digest.

How digital transformation helps regulators increase efficiency and focus on strategic initiatives InsightAugust 25, 2022
How digital transformation helps regulators increa...

Finding the time to innovate can be difficult for regulators. In this blog, Thentia’s Managing Director of Health Care Regulation, Dr. Sheila Marchant-Short, shares insights into how digital transformation helped her former organization, the College of Registered Nurses of PEI, free up precious hours to focus on strategic initiatives and important projects that brought significant benefits.

Thentia Cloud: Using software to report performance with ease and efficiency Insight Thentia CloudAugust 15, 2022
Thentia Cloud: Using software to report performanc...

Reporting performance to administrative boards can be a daunting task for regulators in any field. So, how can agencies leverage a single, cloud-based software solution to create customized, easy-to-understand data analytics reports for their boards? We look at this and more in our latest blog post.

Paralegal licensing reform, data virtualization, and patient safety: What’s new in Ascend Magazine Insight Regulatory NewsAugust 5, 2022
Paralegal licensing reform, data virtualization, a...

Could the Law Society of Ontario’s proposed family services license for paralegals increase access to justice in the province? How can regulators in healthcare work to ensure patient safety? We look at this and more in our latest Ascend Monthly Digest.

Data-driven regulation: What value does data offer government leaders? InsightJune 3, 2022
Data-driven regulation: What value does data offer...

In a world built on a surplus of data in both the private and public sectors, what do regulators stand to gain by adopting data-driven technologies like predictive analytics and artificial intelligence?

Data-driven regulation: How can technology support effective decision-making? InsightMay 18, 2022
Data-driven regulation: How can technology support...

In a data-driven world, status quo approaches to regulation aren’t cutting it anymore. So how can governments capitalize on data-based technology that has dominated the private sector for years? 

Goals of regulation: Regulatory functions and regulatory excellence InsightApril 1, 2022
Goals of regulation: Regulatory functions and regu...

Regulators are defined by their function. In this week’s whitepaper excerpt, we break down the types and functions of regulators as well as the ways government leaders can measure their own success.

Goals of regulation: Methods of regulation InsightMarch 25, 2022
Goals of regulation: Methods of regulation

What are the basic goals of regulation? What are the different ways in which a regulator can endeavor to protect the public interest? We break down this and more in our latest whitepaper excerpt.

The complaint form: What not to do InsightMarch 11, 2022
The complaint form: What not to do

What can go wrong in the design or processing of a complaint form? We discuss the basic goals and principles that can guide regulators toward a fair and thorough complaint investigation.

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