On Monday evening, August 17, Pathways/MISI will release version 6.1.3 of the COMPASS ROSE Client Information Sharing System/HMIS. The following describes functionality to be included in the release.
Project Sharing - NEW FUNCTIONALITY
You can now allow other agencies to see information about a client’s participation in your projects. This new feature of COMPASS ROSE provides agencies with an opportunity to collaborate and improve services to shared clients. This feature is controlled by a new field on the Agency Project Maintenance page. You will see a new field with SHARE and NOT SHARE radio buttons, that allow an agency administrator to activate project sharing or disable it. This control preserves the privacy of protected agencies within the system.
Agency Administrators will set up housing and service projects in the same way. Simply click to enable the sharing of a client’s project participation history.
3.16 Client Location - Two changes
COMPASS ROSE v6.1.3 also includes new data fields.
2.5 Method for Tracking Emergency Shelter Utilization
Agency Administrators can now use the “Emergency Shelter Bed-Night Tracking Method” field to specify a “night-by-night” count of a client’s stay in an emergency shelter Project.
COMPASS ROSE now collects client exit information for Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) projects. The following message displays on the Project Specific Exit Information.Several federal partners require information about clients at project exit. Select the correct funding source from the list below and enter the information indicated. If none of the funding sources listed below apply, click NEXT.The “Housing Assessment Disposition (if required for your CoC’s Coordinated Assessment protocol)” field will allow the user to describe the type of referral provided to the client.
Project exit information is now collected for Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS (HOPWA) and Continuum of Care (CoC) projects.The “Housing Assessment at Exit” field allows the user to indicate whether the client was able to maintain a housing subsidy during project enrollment.
This new release resolves several issues reported by users. They are:
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