IT Solutions Management for Human Services

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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. 

 

Friday, May 22 is the last day to submit your nominations for the ISM 2015 Recognition Awards for Excellent in Human Services Technology

 

Nominations now being accepted for ISM 2015 Recognition Awards for Excellence in Human Services Information Technology! Click here for more information!

 

 

 

PRESENTATIONS FROM THE ISM 2014 CONFERENCE NOW POSTED! CLICK HERE

 

ISM congratulates the 2014 winners of the Recognition Awards for Excellence in Human Services Information Technology! Click here for the complete listing of the 2014 awardees!

 

 

 

WHAT'S NEW:

 

NEW! July, 2015 - HHS & USDA Formally Announce 3 Year Extension to A-87 Exception & Expansion of Access to the CALT by HS Programs

 

 

Sept., 3, 2014-National Collaborative for Integration of H/HS Webinar: Examining the Impact of Interoperability on Client, Organizational, and Population Health Outcomes  AUDIO/SLIDES

 

This webinar highlights one county's approach using an Integrated Case Management solution, inclusive of both ROTI & SROI methodologies and an intensive teaming protocol, being implemented for Transitional Age Youth programs and Homeless Services.

 

Speakers:

 

Uma Ahluwalia, Director, Department of Health & Human Services, Montgomery County, MD

Lisa Cawley, Manager, Health & Human Services, Accenture

Jerry Friedman, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Accenture Human Services

Megan Lape, Program Manager, National Collaborative for Integration of H/HS, APHSA

Harold Lehman, MD, PhD, Professor and Interim Director, Division of Health Sciences Informatics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

 

 

*Click here to learn more about APHSA's National Collaborative for Integration of H/HS!

 

 

August 19, 2014: ACF Releases Confidentiality Toolkit and Launches NIEM's Human Services Domain's IEPD Repository 

 

 

A-87 Exception

 
 
 
October, 2014: Medicaid E&E 90/10 FFP & A-87 Exception Extended!
 
CMs issued a letter to APHSA and the National Association of Medicaid Directors announcing their intent to propose regulations permanently extending the availability of 90 percent funding federal matching funds for Medicaid eligibility and enrollment systems and to provide guidance authorizing a three-year extension of the OMB A-87 cost allocation exception. The full letter is available here.
 
July 11, 2014: APHSA's National Workgroup on Integration released a revised version of the A-87 Exception Toolkit for Human Service Agencies: Description of the Exception & Recommendations for Action. The report was originally 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. 
 

May 13, 2014: NASCIO Requests Extension to A-87 Exception

 

December 12, 2013: APHSA Requests Extension to A-87 Exception

 

 

 

 

 

ISM 2013

Thanks to all who attended the 2013 ISM Conference, for making it such a success. 

 

Presentations from the conference are posted here.

 

ISM 2012 
Conference Presentations 

OTHER 

ISM 2011 Conference Presentations 

APHSA 2010 Spring Conference Presentations 

ISM 2010 Conference Presentations 

ISM 2009 Conference Presentations 

ISM 2009 Conference Photo Library 

 

 

 

ISM 2012 

Conference Presentations 

OTHER 

ISM 2011 Conference Presentations 

APHSA 2010 Spring Conference Presentations 

ISM 2010 Conference Presentations 

ISM 2009 Conference Presentations 

ISM 2009 Conference Photo Library

Fellowship Applications

2015 ISM Conference

2015 Conferences & Events