2017 HUD HMIS Data Standards

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On October 1, 2017, HUD is rolling out (as they do every October) changes to the data elements they require all projects participating in HMIS to collect. To make sure you understand the changes, we will be releasing a video on September 20, 2017 that explains the changes and how they will impact your data  … Read more

2017 HUD HMIS Data Standards

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  On October 1, 2017, HUD is rolling out (as they do every October) changes to the data elements they require all projects participating in HMIS to collect. This provides standardization for data collection around the country, allowing for a better understanding of homelessness around our country. Homelessness can then be analyzed at a national  … Read more

Upcoming State Data Element Changes

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After gathering user feedback and a robust discussion at the April HMIS Policy & Prioritization meeting attended by HMIS governance members, State Funders, ICA staff, and HMIS users, it was decided that there will be one change to the MN Universal Data Elements, which will go into effect on July 1, 2017. Leave any of  … Read more

Decode ServicePoint Provider Names

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For the ServicePoint database, a provider is a technical term for a mechanism used to organize data into groups for data entry and reporting purposes. Providers are the heart of ServicePoint. Understanding your agency’s providers and where to enter your client data is crucial to client confidentiality and correct reporting. The Provider Naming Convention document  … Read more