Case Study Report – Montgomery County, MD’s Electronic Integrated Case Management System (eICM)
This case study report is intended for staff at all levels of government who work within agencies that promote the well-being of children and families. It explains how Montgomery County, Maryland’s Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) enterprise integrated case management system (eICM) shares data across more than 70 DHHS programs, allowing staff to better understand their clients, more efficiently serve them, and improve their outcomes. The report discusses why the eICM was implemented, how the eICM works, how the eICM team overcame various data privacy and confidentiality challenges, and how the eICM benefits the residents served. It includes several lessons learned and recommendations from the people who developed and use the eICM.