JULY 2017 PATCH NOTES

In the month of July, our HMIS vendor made some changes to HMIS to improve system functionality. Please see below for a list of updates that apply to you. If you have any questions about these updates, or if you find any issues with these updates, please contact the HMIS Helpdesk.

  • The Path Annual Details v5 management report have been updated so that if a client has more than one record, because of different Date of Contact, the report will show the multiple Date of Contact together separated by a comma.
  • The APR v5 Details management report have been updated to change values in the Annual Assessment Status column from: ‘Not yet’ to ‘Not yet required’; ‘Without’ to ‘Missing’; ‘OK’ to ‘Completed’ and Blanks/Null to ‘n/a’
    • ‘Not yet required’ is for enrollments that have less than 365 days in the project, and therefore do not require an annual assessment yet.
    • ‘Missing’ is for enrollments that have a LOS of 365 days or more, and do NOT have a complete annual assessment.
    • ‘Completed’ is for enrollments that have a LOS of 365 or more, and DO have a complete annual assessment.

Review Webinar: Engaging Individuals who have Experienced Chronic Homelessness

If you were unable to attend the HUD webinar: Engaging Individuals who have Experienced Chronic Homelessness hosted by The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) on July 18th, you can go to the link to review an archived recording of the discussion.

The webinar includes:

  • Motivational Interviewing and techniques to meet people where they are.
  • How to apply harm reduction principles with Housing First through crisis housing.
  • Housing individuals with active substance abuse and psychiatric conditions.
  • Collaborations that can improve housing stability and whole health.
  • How integrated health, behavioral health, and housing services using Housing First can improve a person’s housing stability and wellbeing.

If you have questions or issues, please email webevents@ahpnet.com.

MAY 2017 PATCH NOTES

In the month of May, our HMIS vendor made some changes to HMIS to improve system functionality. Please see below for a list of updates that apply to you. If you have any questions about these updates, or if you find any issues with these updates, please contact the HMIS Helpdesk.

  • The ESG Caper v5 Details management reports has been updated to change ‘Head and Adult’ to ‘Head or Adult’.
  • The ESG CAPER v5 Details management report has been updated to add the HIV/AIDS column for Entry, Assessment, and Exit.
  • The Demographic tab on the Client Intake Page has been updated to change the color of the Health Insurance field to blue to indicate it is a required field.
  • The income sub tab on the Snapshot Management tab has been updated to use the same checks and warning messages used in Central Intake when editing or adding an Income Source.

APRIL 2017 PATCH NOTES

In the month of April, our HMIS vendor made some changes to HMIS to improve system functionality. Please see below for a list of updates that apply to you. If you have any questions about these updates, or if you find any issues with these updates, please contact the HMIS Helpdesk.

  • The Universal Data Elements_Details v5 management report has been updated to add the column Exit Date.
  • The Program Specific Data Element_Entry_Results_v5 management report has been fixed so that missing responses to the 4.12 Contact, and 4.13 Date of Engagement fields will only be highlighted as missing data for street outreach and supportive services only projects.
  • The Program Specific Data Element_Entry_Results_v5 and Program Specific Data Element_Entry_Summary_v5 management reports have been updated to add Incarcerated Parent of Youth.
  • The Universal Data Elements_v5 report has been updated so that if there are no applicable enrollments for a data element, the three percentages for that data element will be displayed as N/A.

MARCH 2017 PATCH NOTES

In the month of March, our HMIS vendor made some changes to HMIS to improve system functionality. Please see below for a list of updates that apply to you. If you have any questions about these updates, or if you find any issues with these updates, please contact the HMIS Helpdesk.

  • A new management report, HMIS Data Quality Report, has been released to update the data quality reporting for all of the CoC and ESG program data quality reporting. It uses Region, COC Code, Agency, Program, Start and End Date as parameters, and it follows the requirements set in the HMIS Standard Reporting Terminology Glossary.
  • The APR v5 CSV Export, the APR v5 and APR v5 Detail reports have been updated in accordance with the APR HMIS Programming Specification released in January, 2017. The previous versions of APR v5 have been renamed to ESG CAPER v5, and the previous versions of APR v5 Detail have been renamed to ESG CAPER v5 Details.
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