ACRE Consulting is hosting a page of HIFIS 4 resources from across Canada.
Happy New Year! 2018 was a big year for HIFIS 4, and for us at ACRE Consulting, too! We thought you might enjoy a look back with us at the year that was…
The Region of Waterloo is doing great work in customizing HIFIS 4 to support system wide, client-focused service planning. One of the tools that we helped them to implement is the Housing Plan. This blog post covers an overview of this tool.
How are other communities communicating about data sharing, privacy, and consent when it comes to HIFIS 4? Watch this video from the Region of Waterloo to find out!
So you’re ready to launch HIFIS 4 in your community. Congratulations! But there’s still one question remaining. How, exactly, are you going to flip the switch?
Most communities considering using HIFIS 4 are not starting from scratch. The truth is, in a pre-HIFIS 4 world, communities did something to get data for reporting, and in a lot of cases, they don’t want to lose all of that prior data. This situation leads many communities to consider what to do with their previous …
Here’s the situation: one of the agencies within your community wants to use HIFIS 4. Everything seems to be going pretty well until they casually mention that they have a lot of volunteers, or students, or temps, and they typically just create one user account for all of these people to use. No big deal, right?
Communities ask me all the time about the Geographic Region field on the Client Vitals screen. All. The. Time. So what’s a community to do?
There are two options to record drop-in centre activities in HIFIS 4: Group Activities and Goods & Services.
One of the pillars of protecting client information is making sure that the only people accessing a client’s information are the people that need that information to be able to serve the client. A previous article discussed limiting user access to files via attestation, but that’s not the only tool in your toolbox. Service Provider …