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Healthy Start Data Management

Healthy Start Data Management (HSDM) is responsible for processing, monitoring, assurance, and distribution of the Healthy Start (HS) prenatal and postnatal risk screening forms to Healthy Start Providers. The unit processes all self-referrals submitted by the community. The office is also responsible for receiving, processing, and maintaining all encounter forms that are submitted

by the providers in the Health Management System (HMS). Services offered include ensuring that all prenatal and postnatal/self-referral screens are counted, reviewed, and assigned to healthy start providers. They are then input into HMS within 5 working days. The office provides blank HS screening instruments to healthcare providers responsible for risk screening including prenatal care facilities and the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade. Community public health care and outreach services include:

  • Delivery and receipt of HS screenings, reports, encounter forms, and related documentation for the HS community-based providers
  • Delivery and receipt letters for clients who do not want their information shared with providers
  • Ensure 100% of Healthy Start participants notified by mail receive a follow up encounter 30 days after initial contact
  • Monitor healthcare providers screening practices and the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade when healthcare providers are reporting inaccurately
  • Complete regular reporting to the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade Review accuracy of client billing information using the Well Family System

For direct services please visit www. https://www.hscmd.org/