System Setup

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The AWARDS System Setup module is used to perform various system setup and maintenance data entry and report viewing tasks. 

Required Permissions

Unless you are a member of the "Executive Officer" and "System Administrator" user group, use of the System Setup module requires at least ONE of the following permissions:

Display Executive Administration Buttons
Permissions Data Entry
Permissions Data Entry for All Staff and Layers

Additional permissions required to use the individual features within the System Setup module are discussed in detail in the Online Help sections for each of those features.

  NOTE: Permissions are assigned using the Permissions Maintenance feature.  If you do not have access to that feature and need a permission listed here, please contact your supervisor or your local Help Desk for assistance.

Module Features

The System Setup module is comprised of the following features.  Click a link below to access the Online Help pages for the corresponding feature.

AGENCY PROGRAM INFORMATION - Learn to enter and maintain program information, as well as to report on program configuration.

BUSINESS RULES - Learn to customize program note editing rules, timeout settings, electronic signature rules, and more.

CARD SWIPING UPLOAD - Learn to use import reception desk, attendance, or timesheet data from your card swiping system when applicable.

DATABRIDGE FILES - Learn to export an extensive array of AWARDS data to Microsoft Excel for reporting and data manipulation purposes.

HMIS DATA EXPORT - Learn to complete the HMIS upload process.

IMPORT TOOLS - Learn to import various types of data into AWARDS.

INTEROPERABILITY CENTER - Learn about the optional AWARDS patient record exchange gateway functionality.

LOCAL HELP DESK STAFF - Learn to maintain the list of employees who are members of the "local Help Desk team."

LOGIN MAINTENANCE - Learn to enter and update user logins and their components, including login IDs, passwords, and user groups.

PERMISSIONS MAINTENANCE - Learn to maintain user permissions and to view read-only permission reports.

RESIDENCE UNITS - Learn to maintain residence unit information for residential programs and to view read-only residence unit reports.

Additional System Setup Reports 

In addition to the above features, there are a variety of additional related reports available within the Reports module that are key for reviewing system administration information:

Agency Programs ReportBuilder - Used to generate reports of program setup and administration information.

Audit Trail ReportBuilder - Used to generate reports of audit info for a selected date range and, if needed, worker and/or client. 

User Login ReportBuilder - Used to generate reports of login-related data elements.