IT Solutions Management for Human Services (ISM) is an association of Health and Human Services (HHS) information technology professionals representing federal, state, and local governments, from the U.S., its Territories, Canada, other countries, as well as the private sector. We promote solutions that support the mission and vision of HHS programs. ISM advocates on behalf of state and local Health and Human Services entities to federal agencies for improvements in policies, processes and procedures. We promote best practices in Information Technology by sharing innovative solutions, connecting IT professionals, and collaborating with our private sector partners.
NWI WEBINAR: Advancing Integration through Analytics
June 2, 2014, 2-3pm EDT
Based on APHSA's recently released Analytic Capability Roadmap 1.0 for Human Service Agencies developed by the NWI, speakers on this webinar will provide timely information from the perspective of state/local governments and the industry on five key questions:
April 23 & 24, 2014 - NWI's 4th Annual Convening
This year's convening focused on the lower levels of operational maturity relative to the APHSA Health and Human Service Maturity Model identified by state and local health and human service agency leaders through the self-assessments conducted in 2013 and how they are addressing thse as they continue to transform their agency operations.
State representatives from AZ, CO, CT, DC, ID, IL, MN, NY, OK, RI, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT & WA
Local representatives from Dakota County, MN & Montgomery County, MD
Federal representatives from ACF, CMS & FNS
Industry Partners including Accenture, AT&T, CGI, Deloitte, Microsoft, and PCG
Other Partners including CLASP, NAMD, NASCIO, NGA & SOC
Agenda & Presentations:
Necessity of Business Process Reengineering in Transformation:
Opportunities for Service Delivery Integration & Collaborative Practice Models
Workforce in an Integrated Environment
2014 Healthcare IT Connect Summit Sessions Now Posted!
Register here to access the slides and watch all of the panel sessions including those with:
Tracy Wareing, Executive Director, APHSA
Shell Culp, Chief Deputy Director, Office of Systems Integration, California Health and Human Services Agency
Marina Havan, CIO, Department of Human Services, District of Columbia
Sarjoo Shah, Cluster CIO, Eligibility and Insurance Business Segment, Oklahoma Office of State Finance
APHSA's National Workgroup on Integration recently released a white paper, A-87 Exception Toolkit for Human Service Agencies: Description of the Exception and Recommendations for Action, on the remaining opportunities available for human service agencies to benefit from a range of information technology services and components under the OMB A-87 Cost Allocation Exception. The report was released on a joint webinar with APHSA and State Systems Directors' from ACF, CMS & FNS on January 23, 2014. Click here to access the slides.
Thanks to all who attended the 2013 ISM Conference, for making it such a success.
ISM 2011 Conference Presentations
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ISM 2009 Conference Presentations
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