From the HUD Exchange: “In April and May, HUD will be conducting a web-based survey of all rapid re-housing (RRH) programs as part of a national study to explore and document how RRH programs currently serve and interact with homeless households. RRH programs across the country, including Continuum of Care (CoC) program- and Emergency Solutions … Read more
On May 1, 2018, ICA made a change in HMIS that now requires an answer to every question in the MN: OEO HYA Outcomes and MN: DHS HTHP Outcomes assessments when completing the Interim Review for a client. “Yes” indicates the client accomplished the outcome. “No” means they are either not focused on that outcome … Read more
Attention Housing Support (GRH) Providers: Since Housing Support (GRH) wasn’t in HMIS until 11/1/2017, you will not be included in the reporting period for System Performance Measures. Contact the Helpdesk with any questions.
It’s System Performance Measure season! Be ready to complete any needed data corrections once you hear from your Regional System Administrator. For comprehensive information about what needs to be done and when you need to do it, check out the System Performance Measures information on our website.
Have you ever seen data that is no longer true in a client’s file? Have you ever wondered what steps should be taken to add the new data? Have you ever worried that you were messing someone else’s data up? This document covers when and what pieces of information you can update within sub-assessments. Remember: … Read more
Thank you to everyone that completed the recent HMIS survey! One of the topics you weighed in on was the data elements that we as a state choose to collect. We’ve summarized your suggestions here, which will be discussed at a joint meeting of the Policy & Prioritization and Implementation Committees of the Board. The … Read more
The RHYPoint Import Portal (https://www.rhymis.net/com.bowmansystems.sp5.core.ServicePoint/index.html) will be open for grantee submissions from May 7 until May 25, 2018. As a reminder you will be uploading your RHY Grant Data using the RHYMIS Export. For more details on Data Quality Reports and the RHYMIS Export, please see the new and improved user guide on our website … Read more
There is a new version of the “What is HMIS?” flyer available on the MN HMIS website. This one-page summary is a good overview for new staff and for persons receiving services. You can view the flyer here.
Our team is actively monitoring ART refresh/build failures and will now be posting that information in System News in HMIS by 9am (if overnight refresh failed) and by 2:30pm (if mid-day refresh failed) to alert our HMIS users upon login to the system. System News will be added to report ART refresh failures Monday through … Read more
In January, the HMIS Governing Board voted to approve new HMIS policies. On April 18th, ICA published the new policy document during a webinar training. The webinar highlighted the key changes to HMIS policies, with a focus on the rationale behind each change and next steps involved. These policies are now in effect, so we … Read more