Learn more about Northwoods and technology in human services through our press releases and media articles featuring Northwoods and our customers.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 [Press Releases]
Seneca County Division of Human Services Administration (DHSA) will arm 36 children and family services caseworkers with new technology to focus less time on paperwork and more time doing high-value work with children and families.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 [Press Releases]
Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is investing in new technology for child welfare caseworkers to help them better serve vulnerable children and families and reduce caseworker stress, which contributes to high turnover.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 [Press Releases]
Northwoods is excited to partner with the state of Ohio to implement enterprise document management in all 88 counties to transform human services delivery across the state. In 2013, the Governor’s Office of Health Transformation initiated an eligibility modernization project to simplify and integrate eligibility determinations for Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 [In the News]
A Next-Generation System of Engagement
Modernizing to the new Comprehensive Child Welfare Information System (CCWIS), or building new systems to meet CCWIS requirements, opens the door for child welfare organizations to better collect, view, share, and understand information, not just record it.
Read more in APHSA's Policy & Practice
Friday, August 10, 2018 [In the News]
The Department of Administrative Services (DAS) and partner agencies, Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) and Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (JFS), are excited to announce on August 6, 2018 the team reached a key milestone in our Ohio Enterprise Document Management System (EDMS) journey, with all 88 counties now live with Medicaid/SNAP/TANF (MST) functionality. This is the culmination of an effort started in August 2017 and is an impressive accomplishment for a project of this scale to finish on time and under budget.
Read more on Ohio DAS
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 [In the News]
The Northwoods Foundation is one of many reasons why the organization ranked first in Columbus CEO’s Top Workplaces 2018 survey among midsized companies in central Ohio. The company, which describes its mission as “revolutionizing the delivery of services to vulnerable populations,” designs software for human services agencies.
Read more on Columbus CEO
Monday, May 7, 2018 [Press Releases]
Northwoods announced today its newest content collection and case discovery solution for adult and child protective services. The software, Traverse®, helps social workers collect, view and share content for abuse, neglect, foster care and adoption cases from anywhere at any time.
Sunday, March 18, 2018 [Press Releases]
Mesa County Department of Human Services is implementing Northwoods’ Traverse software to help Child Welfare case managers spend more time with children and families and less time on paperwork.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 [In the News]
Caseworkers in Mesa County will get a helping hand, thanks to technology. The Health and Human Services Department is buying a new Traverse-- or filing-- system. It lets caseworkers access thousands of files from an iPad. Normally, caseworkers have to file paperwork at the office.
Read more on KJCT8
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 [In the News]
Child-welfare workers in Mesa County later this year will have artificial intelligence on call when they're summoned to emergencies or other issues. Northwoods Consulting Partners' Traverse system will provide protective-services workers "a device they can take into the field that contains everything they need to confront any situation they walk into," said Rich Bowlen, vice president for protective services at Dublin, Ohio-based Northwoods.
Read more on Grand Junction Daily Sentinel