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Data is Improbable not Impossible

Life is about learning, and when we initially published our ‘impossible data’ table, we missed a few things. So, we’ve made a few updates. Primarily we have learned that while data seems like it should be impossible, there are always…

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Impossible Data?

What is Impossible Data? Impossible data is something that exists in ClientTrack that is against HUD data standards or other programmatic requirements. Several data abnormalities are impossible by data standards but still exist in our database. As organizations complete data…

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What triggers a Return To Homelessness (SPM Measure 2)

Measure 2 of the System Performance Measures is relatively complex, and it takes several items into account. 1) The clients included in the percentage return. Measure 2 uses the reporting timeframe and then looks back two years for potential clients…

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Working with the U.S. Census

We recognize how important the U.S. Census is for the clients we serve. Counting every person, is among many things, an important step in providing funding for many social services, including homeless services. We encourage agencies to work closely with…

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COVID-19 and UHMIS

This post is intended to provide accurate and up-to-date information for users of UHMIS and the developing COVID-19 crisis. COVID-19 form, and how to inform HMIS users of a clients COVID-19 status: Data Sharing: UHMIS Privacy Posting Amendment. An amendment…

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Too many people are signed in, what!?!

Have you ever signed into the system to get this error? If you haven’t gotten this error, then great! If you have, you know the frustration of not being able to login to the system just when you have an…

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Annual UHMIS User Recertification Test.

Hello HMIS Users, In May 2019 the UHMIS Steering committee approved a plan to require all end-users to complete a recertification test annually. Please email HMIS@Utah.gov if you need a link to the training video and test. If you are…

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UHMIS Data Quality Plan Approved by Steering Committee on 10/31/2019

The UHMIS Data Quality Plan was approved by the UHMIS Steering Committee on 10/31/19. The plan outlines data quality expectations and monitoring requirements for UHMIS of all organizations that input into UHMIS. The UHMIS Monitoring Toolkit used for the State…

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UHMIS Data Quality Plan open for Public Comment

UHMIS leadership is proud to present a UHMIS Data Quality Plan for your review. This plan details data quality expectations for UHMIS and monitoring policies for all UHMIS inputting organizations. If you received this email, you will be required to…

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HMIS Reports: Cheat Sheet for Agencies is posted.

We are proud to announce the HMIS Reports: Cheat Sheet for Agencies has been published on the UtahHMIS.org Training materials page. This document contains a description of: reports Agencies can use to check and clean up their data, commonly requested…

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