Still Recruiting for HMIS User Testers for Core Report Rollout

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We’re still looking for volunteer HMIS users to test our new Core Report, which will roll out for Minnesota-wide use this summer. We need users that represent every project type (from Street Outreach to Permanent Supportive Housing) and every homeless program (i.e. HUD CoC, DHS OEO HYA). If you have innovative ideas or strong opinions  … Read more

Call for HMIS User Testers for Core Report Rollout

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6/18/18 Update for User Testers: Here’s a link to provide input on the testing that you’ve done for the Core Report. Please submit by end of day, Friday, June 22nd. Original Post: HMIS users: Do you take pride in your data quality? Do you nerd out when you compile quarterly reports? Have you noticed, and  … Read more

ART is a Little Glitchy, Don’t Get Twitchy!

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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

FHPAP Reports Ready for Use!

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  Attention FHPAP projects and grantees: Thank you for your patience as we worked with our software developer, Mediware, to ensure our reports work correctly after the 2017 HUD Data Standards upgrade. Now ready for use, the FHPAP suite of reports have been revised to align with the provider split! You will notice a new  … Read more

Do Not Run FHPAP Reports At This Time

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ALERT: Due to the 10/1/17 HUD Data Standards upgrade, several data elements that pertain to FHPAP reports (and all Rapid Re-Housing projects). We strongly advise against running FHPAP reports at this time. We are actively working on this issue with our software developer, Mediware, and are in communication with MN Housing. MN Housing has elected  … Read more

Where’s Qlik? What is Qlik?

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Our software developer, Mediware, continues to work on a secure, functional release of the new reporting tool, Qlik. Once this release is complete, ICA will develop and share a timeline with our HMIS community so you know when to expect new reports and training materials. ICA will work feverishly to rebuild and redesign many of  … Read more

DHS LTHSSF Reports Due June 1

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The DHS LTHSSF reports for 2016 are due on June 1, 2017. In preparation for this report submission, please ensure your HMIS data for LTHSSF programs is entered and complete. See ICA’s LTHSSF User Guide. Agencies are responsible for ensuring data is accurate and complete. To do so, run HMIS Data Check and Data  Quality  … Read more

APR Available in ServicePoint

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Mediware, the ServicePoint Software developer, released the new APR. The report is available for projects to run and is located under Reports – CoC APR. Mediware is in the process of resolving identified report bugs. Outstanding report issues are related to: Household counts Relationship to Head of Household data quality Chronic count  If you run  … Read more