DPHS wanted to create a dashboard to understand the overall
population health as well as the performance of individual programs
within the Division. Some of the challenges were:
DPHS utilizes IBM Cognos as its BI Reporting platform.
Local Public Health Entities and New Hampshire Health
Organizations utilize the DPHS data for reporting purposes.
The organization was dealing with 100’s of reports.
After obtaining reports, users were unable to manipulate data
parameters. This resulted in additional requirements on the
SNH DHPS Cognos team.
Data was not able to meaningfully organize on one platform.
Legacy reporting was costly and time consuming with current