[MARHMIS] RE: MARHMIS July 2015 Final Draft Agenda

From: Abram L. Hillson
Sent: Friday, June 26, 2015 2:24 PM
To: 'marhmis@googlegroups.com'
Cc: 'Kathleen Freeman (kef@cloudburstgroup.com)'
Subject: FW: MARHMIS July 2015 Final Draft Agenda

Hello MARHMIS Members,

Below please find the agenda and the Webinar registration information for our upcoming MARHMIS
meeting on July 13, 2015  from 10 am to 12 PM.
MARHMIS Bi-Monthly July 2015 Meeting
Join us for a webinar on July 13, 2015 at 10:00 AM EST.
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July 13, 2015 @ 10:00 AM to 12 PM

  • 10:00 – 10:15 Welcome / Roll Call / Introductions (Emma Hertz)

  • 10:15 – 10:20 Announcing the upcoming NAEH Summer conference and the NHSDC Fall conference location (Erin Lue-Hing)

  • 10:20 – 11:20 Peer to Peer Sharing:  (All Members)

1.      How are other communities using their HMIS to manage waiting lists/ priority lists?

2.      What kinds of regular outcomes reports do others distribute to their communities?

3.      The 2014 HMIS Standards removed questions regarding employment and education. Have others filled this gap with custom data elements?

4.      What committee and governance structures do communities use that have been effective in creating more data-informed decision-making processes?

5.      What do Training Policies/ Plans look like in other communities- what strategies work well to ensure users are entering data consistently and accurately?

6.      Updates on implementing the 2014 new Data Standards? 
<![if !supportLists]>7.      <![endif]>Is HMIS being used to compile the list?  If so, do CoC's feel that their current HMIS release is sufficient or are new releases being explored to allow workgroup staff to discuss the housing status and barriers to housing of homeless veterans?
<![if !supportLists]>8.      <![endif]>Is VA providing names of veterans from their system to compile the list?
<![if !supportLists]>9.     <![endif]>Are agencies being asked to compile their own lists of veterans they are serving which is then given to one individual for a master list?
  • 11:20 – 11:40 Re-occurring item: Update from software solution provider meeting (vendors
  • 11:4  – 12:00 Committee Reports and Discussions
Ø  Discussion on items for agenda committee ( Abram Hillson)
Ø  Data Committee (Kelly Blechertas)                                                   

Abram Hillson
Director of HMIS
New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency
P.O Box 18550
Trenton, New Jersey 08650-2085
Phone: 609-278-7567
Fax: 609-278-4173