Hospital Management Information System (HMIS)

What is hmis?

HMIS is a software application system designed to record and store client-level information on the characteristics and service needs of homeless persons. Specifically, HMIS is used to produce unduplicated count of homeless persons, understand patterns of service use, and measure the effectiveness of homeless programs. HUD further encouraged local communities to determine their own best way to implement such a system.

An efficient and viable Hospital Management Information Systems (HMIS) is basic to both the healthcare system and to individuals' wellbeing by giving the system and data central for policy planning, setting of targets and policy execution. It requires the accessibility of, access to, and investigation of precise and satisfactory information that address region, national and institutional development and additionally usage challenges. For manageability, HMIS must consider neighborhood settings when it is outlined.

HMIS Implementation

HMIS Implementation requires technical and programmatic assistance. The HMIS Team is charged with the implementation of the outcome management component and program setup in the HMIS application. This includes the agency outcomes for milestones, and performance targets as it related to the contracted services with HUD and/or other funders. The HMIS staff also in charge of system security setup in the HMIS application, software installation, data input and report training, user support and data analysis for HMIS participating agencies.