Topic: Data Quality
High quality Ryan White Services Report (RSR) data are essential for demonstrating the impact of your important work.
These resources will help Ryan White grantees and providers define, measure, and improve their data quality.
Guidelines and Manuals
Data and Reporting TA TeamOctober 2016
Resources on the XML file (Extensible Markup Language), a widely used structured query language primarily used to define custom data structures across multiple computer platforms and environments.
Webinars and Training
HRSA HIV/AIDS BureauMay 2017
HRSA's HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) representatives reviewed proposed RSR variable changes for the 2017 RSR data collection.
Data and Reporting TA TeamApril 2017
Participants learned how grant recipients can use the Check Your XML Feature to confirm ADR data quality prior to submission. This session focused on features of the ADR Web System that can be used to review data prior to submission.
HRSA HIV/AIDS BureauMarch 2017
This webinar featured a summary of ADR data quality in 2015. Presenters focused on the data elements most difficult to submit, potential reasons for incomplete data, and strategies to improve completeness for the 2016 submission.
HIV/AIDS BureauMarch 2017
This webinar introduced the HIVQM; a new data collection tool developed by HAB to assist recipients and sub-recipients in their clinical quality management program activities.
Data and Reporting TA TeamMarch 2017
Webcasts on reviewing Ryan White Services Report (RSR) data before, during, and after upload.
HRSA HIV/AIDS BureauNovember 2016
HRSA HIV/AIDS BureauOctober 2016
This webinar provided an introduction to the Electronic Handbooks (EHBs) for grant recipients.
National Center for Innovation in HIV CareDecember 2015
This webinar highlights the EHR decisions made by three organizations that have evolved to provide medical care to HIV patients in addition to their traditional social services.
Data and Reporting TA TeamNovember 2014
Review of steps to build custom reports using CAREWare, highlighting standard performance measures contained in CAREWare.
Data and Reporting TA TeamSeptember 2014
This series of brief videos covers many of the fundamental concepts behind the Ryan White Services Report (RSR) for new and experienced grantees.
HRSA HIV/AIDS BureauJanuary 2010
These web-based training modules are designed to help Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grantees and service providers to build skills and become more efficient in how they collect, use, and share data.
Tools and Job Aids
Data and Reporting TA TeamDecember 2015
The majority of Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program providers use electronic health record (EHR) systems to capture client demographic, health, and service data. HAB encourages providers to use their underlying EHR data to create the RSR.
HRSA HIV/AIDS BureauOctober 2012
Toolbox explains health IT issues that are unique to HIV/AIDS care. Modules include an introduction to Health IT issues unique to HIV/AIDS,
selecting Health IT tools, financing Health IT, improving quality and efficiency, and security and privacy issues.
Several online training modules (adoption of technology, rural, children) are available to help agencies understand and implement health information technologies, particularly in dealing with issues like electronic medical records and privacy of records.
Reports and Best Practices
Data and Reporting TA TeamSeptember 2016
Download the new 2016 Annual RSR Upload Completeness Report Final Draft. As this is a new resource, we expect and welcome your questions, comments and suggestions.
Data and Reporting TA TeamMay 2016
These tools are designed to walk users through some common functions associated with preparing and submitting the RSR.