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Document 030156
Management of Information Systems
Wyoming Dept. of Corrections (Cheyenne, WY).
"The purpose of this policy and procedure is to establish guidelines for the management information systems that are used throughout the Wyoming Department of Corrections (WDOC) for the storage, retrieval, dissemination and use of regular reports of inmate/offender information, including evaluation and research. This policy shall provide for the uniform collecting, recording, organizing and processing of data developed for management information purposes" (p. 1). Procedures cover: primary Wyomin... Read More

8 pages
Document 021826
How to Collect and Analyze Data: A Manual for Sheriffs and Jail Administrators
By Elias, Gail. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Voorhis Associates (Lafayette, CO); National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
Anyone who needs to gather and analyze data concerning various jail-related issues will find this manual useful. This document provides guidance on how information can fuel policy decision making. Chapters comprising this guide are: introduction; good management requires good information; information that should be collected; preparing for the data collection; how to locate and capture information; how to put it all together; how to analyze information; how to interpret information; sharing info... Read More
220 p.
Document 019687
Enhancing Prison Classification Systems: The Emerging Role of Management Information Systems
By Brennan, Tim; Wells, David; Alexander, Jack. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Northpointe Institute for Public Management (Traverse City, MI); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
The effects of information technology (IT) and computation developments on prison classification productivity are examined (p. vi). Ten chapters follow an executive summary: current status of MIS (management information system) support for prison classification brief review; MIS software, IT and classification productivity; offender classification roles and data requirements; automated prison classification system features and functions; software design principles and the user interface; evaluat... Read More
254 p.
Document 012121
Program Review and Internal Audit in Corrections
By Sechrest, Dale K.; McShane, Marilyn; Haefeli, Lawrence F.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
This report addresses the nature of program review/internal audit systems in correctional agencies and facilities. Based on an analysis of review systems and a review of management literature, the report presents a model program review/internal audit system. Included in this analysis are discussions of evaluation procedures, performance measurements, types of program reviews, risk assessment, priority-setting and management information systems.... Read More
272 p.
Document 010691
Provision of Executive Information System for Indiana Department of Correction Can Improve Agency's Ability to Meet Mission and Objectives
National Institute of Corrections. Prisons Division (Washington, DC). Justice Information Associates (Boulder, CO).
A consultant's investigation finds that the Indiana Department of Correction would benefit from implementation of an Executive Information System, which would enhance the Commissioner's overall knowledge of his organization's performance, while enabling the Commissioner, Executive Staff, Deputy Directors, and Superintendents to forecast workload, to budget accordingly, and to evaluate the department's attainment of critical goals and objectives.... Read More
68 p.
Document 009715
Medical Record Documentation for Correctional Health Care Professionals
By Hayward, Joan. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Oregon Dept. of Corrections. Health Services Division (Salem, OR).
Designed to orient new health care employees and to provide ongoing annual review, this four-hour training curriculum discusses the importance of maintaining complete medical records on patients/inmates. Performance objectives include: discussing purposes and uses of medical records; describing the components of the problem oriented medical record; demonstrating proper charting techniques; and describing methods used in the maintenance of medical records for correctional facilities. The curricu... Read More
96 p.
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