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.
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!
October 28, 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 intention to propose regulations permanently extending the availability of 90 percent federal matching funds for Medicaid eligibility and enrollment systems and to provide guidance that would authorize a three-year extension of the OMB Circular A-87 cost allocation exception.
The full letter is available here.
Sept., 3, 2014-NWI 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.
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 Workgroup on Integration, APHSA
Harold Lehman, MD, PhD, Professor and Interim Director, Division of Health Sciences Informatics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
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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