It’s almost universally agreed that family stays in HIFIS 4 are a little problematic, especially if you compare family stays in HIFIS 4 to HIFIS 3. There are three challenges are for day-to-day use when it comes to front line staff at family shelters, and then even bigger problems that are hiding behind the curtain …
Ever thought about using Custom Tables to record extra information about who you can and who you can’t talk to about a particular client?
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?