HIFIS 4 has lots of great features, but one of the things that is missing is an out-of-the-box way for you to handle programs that sort of operate like shelters but sort of don’t. One example of this is communities that have a motel voucher program or something similar, in which homeless clients stay in …
In HIFIS, every action typically needs to be attached to a Client. For example: you do a referral for a Client; you do a SPDAT with a Client; you make case notes about a Client. Most of the time, this isn’t a problem, except when it is.
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?
Many communities want to record a client’s next of kin or support network, but they don’t like the Contacts module. This post shows you two alternatives to record contact people for your HIFIS 4 clients.
Communities frequently ask me how to record sexual orientation in HIFIS, particularly ones receiving CHPI funding. No field in HIFIS specifically asks the user for the client’s sexual orientation, so it’s not clear where the best place to record it is. Here are 3 ways you can record this information in HIFIS 4.