The HMIS Governing Board and its Policy and Prioritization Committee recently approved new HMIS Policies. We’ll unveil these changes during the training listed below. What? Training on new HMIS Policies! When? April 18, 1-2:30 pm Why? Learn about the changes! How? Webinar More info to come!
ART Rebuild Fails. A little HMIS behind-the-scenes knowledge: ART, our Advanced Reporting Tool, undergoes a system refresh twice each day. Any new or altered data entry you complete is always reflected in the next refresh. Recently, ART refreshes have been delayed and occasionally failed. This means that the data entry isn’t reflected until the following … Read more
Our team is excited to share with you our new HMIS Program User Guides! These guides are designed to be easy-to-follow and lay out the data entry and reporting steps you should take to be compliant with your program (in other words, make sure your data pulls accurately into your program reports!). They are not … Read more
PIT data entry in HMIS should be complete. We recently learned of an upcoming Mediware release of the Sheltered PIT report in HMIS. Because of this, we may reach out to users with additional data corrections in the next few weeks. We thank you in advance for your quick response and attention to these needed … Read more
By now all Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing projects should have run the Point-in-Time (PIT) Data Quality reports and made any necessary data corrections. See our 2/9 PIT Data Entry article for instructions. Early bird deadline is Monday, February 26th. Watch for communications directly from our staff for data clean up, and reach out with … Read more
It has been brought to our attention that some users are not receiving responses to their Helpdesk questions. After an initial review, these issues seem to be caused by the network configurations put in place by certain agencies. Unfortunately, there is no automated mechanism that informs ICA when a user does not receive one of … Read more
Update and Exit Data Collection Forms have been created for Housing Support (GRH) projects. They can be found on the Forms & Instructions tab on our website or by visiting the direct links below. Emergency Shelter DHS HS HOUSEHOLD ENTRY DHS HS HOUSEHOLD EXIT DHS HS SINGLE ENTRY DHS HS SINGLE EXIT Permanent … Read more
In October 2017, programs that receive Emergency Services Program (ESP) funding from the state’s Office of Economic Opportunity transitioned to using the ESG CAPER to report their outcomes from HMIS. The CAPER, which can be found in the Report Dashboard in HMIS, produces a set of CSV files that are uploaded to the Sage HMIS … Read more
HMIS ES and TH Projects Tomorrow, Friday, February 9th, is the data entry deadline for emergency shelter (ES) and transitional housing (TH) projects in HMIS. NOW – to ensure your HMIS data is complete and error-free, all HMIS users with ES and TH project should run these two reports and make data corrections as necessary. … Read more
While the Point-in-Time Count includes literally homeless persons, the Housing Inventory Count, which is also underway, includes all homeless-serving projects in the Continuum of Care. Later this month, we will release a report for Rapid Rehousing and Permanent Housing projects help determine who was in program the night of the Point-in-Time. Stay tuned!