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Ohio Comprehensive Home Visiting Integrated Data System (OCHIDS)


The Ohio Comprehensive Home Visiting Integrated Data System (OCHIDS) serves as a user friendly, statewide web-based data management solution for Central Intake and Referral, as well as state supported home visiting and community health worker programs.  that will enables state and local level leaders to drive progress toward health and targeted services outcomes. The system serves three key vital functions:

  1. An electronic health record (EHR) containing all home visiting assessments, screening tools, progress notes, family goal plans and other program documents;
  2. A data reporting system providing on-demand reporting on performance measures, demographics and other key performance indicators. OCHIDS also possess the capacity to communicate and report data across other state and local data systems;
  3. A system of payment for applicable home visiting services.

Implementation Timeline

  • June-August 2016 – Stakeholder engagement;
  • September 2016 – Initial business requirements developed;
  • November 2016 – Product development;
  • June 2017– Stakeholder testing initiated;
  • January 2018 – Production launch for Community Health Worker Programs;
  • July 2018 – Production launch for home visiting programs;
  • July 2018 – Phase II development-enhancement begins. (updates to be posted to this page)


OCHIDS & Program Resources for SFY19

OCHIDS Webinar Q&A (FAQ)

July 26, 2018

August 2, 2018

August 9, 2018

August 16, 2018

August 23, 2018

August 30, 2018

September 13, 2018


OCHIDS Training Site

Coming soon!


List of required Home Visiting Screening and Assessment-Schedule of administration (Pdf)

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs

Comprehensive Assessment (HEA 8035)

Eligibility Worksheet (HEA 8043)

Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS

Environmental Screening (HEA 8024)

Safe Sleep Screening (HEA 0195)

Relationship Assessment Screening (HEA 8025)


Consent for Program Participation (HEA 8038)

Authorization to Release Information (HEA 8019)

HV Provider Data Request (HEA 8042)

Family Demographic Form (HEA 8020)

Family Goal Plan (HEA 8036 HFO) (HEA 8036 HMG)  

OCHIDS User Agreement (HEA 8034)

Progress Note (HEA 8023)

Provider Self-Referral (HEA 8045)

Referral from PCSA (HEA 8021)

Referral Follow up (HEA 8037)

Training & Support Materials

OCHIDS Overview Presentation (Pdf)