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Sharing Data for Better Results: A Guide to Building Integrated Data Systems Compatible with Federal Privacy Laws

This toolkit provides guidance on federal data protection laws to government employees and elected officials to facilitate the integration of data systems and government services.

Year 2014

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The Legal Landscape of Justice and Health Information Sharing

This issue brief describes select federal laws relating to data protections for justice and health information and outline relevant state law issues and ethical principles for organizations to consider.

Year 2013

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Medicaid Managed Care for Members with Mental Health Conditions and/or Substance Use Disorders: Strategies Used by Medicaid Managed Care Organizations to Promote Effective Information Sharing

This resource describes strategies for promote data sharing for Medicaid managed care organizations, specifically sharing physical health, mental health, and substance abuse data to provide more integrated care.

Year 2016

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Registries for Evaluating Patient Outcomes: A User's Guide Third Edition

This two-volume manual provides detailed information on creating and operating various health-related registries.

Year 2014

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Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Confidentiality Toolkit

This toolkit to assist governments promote coordination and collaboration between various governmental agencies and programs relating to children and families.

Year 2014

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Conquering the Trials and Tribulations of Data Sharing and Linking

This slide deck provides information on legal and policy considerations and misconceptions related to early childhood integrated data systems, including lessons learned from early childhood data systems implemented in Connecticut and North Carolina.

Year 2014

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Tribal Epidemiology Toolkit

This toolkit provides resources and best Practices to promote population health among tribal communities by enhancing public health surveillance in Indian Country.

Year 2013

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New York State Privacy & Confidentiality Toolkit

This toolkit provides resources for government agencies to share information and facilitate the creation of a Child Health Passport.

Year 2014

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ASTHO Public Health & Information Sharing Toolkit

This toolkit outlines concepts and issues relating public health agencies' authority to collect, use, and share information for emergency preparedness and response.

Year 2012

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The Importance of Data Sharing to Support Integration of Substance Use Treatment in California's Medi-Cal Program

This issue brief analyzes two California case examples of data sharing to integrate physical health and substance abuse data, and describes how California used Medicaid waivers to integrate health care services.

Year 2017

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The Integration of Early Childhood Data State Profiles and A Report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Education

This resource provides information relating to the creation of early childhood integrated data systems using existing administrative data to state governments.

Year 2016

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Toolkit for Communities Using Health Data

This report by the National Committee on Vital Statistics describes the principles for data governance and stewardship.

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Fine Print: Rules for Exchanging Behavioral Health Information in California

This resource describes legal issues associated with sharing physical health, mental health, and substance abuse data, including a review of federal and California laws.

Year 2014

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INFORMATION SharingIN CRIMINAL JUSTICE& MENTAL HEALTH COLLABORATIONS: Working with HIPAA and Other Privacy Laws

This resource examines the laws relating to health information sharing in the legal, public safety, and criminal justice contexts.

Year 2010

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Integrated Data Systems and Student Privacy

This resource describes FERPA compliance issues associated with the creation and operation of integrated data systems involving education data.

Year 2017

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Interagency Data Disclosure

This US Department of Education resource provides tips on interagency data sharing and integration for education agencies, housing agencies, and organizations serving homeless persons.

Year 2015

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Issue Brief: Disclosure of Certificates of Death in Indiana

This issue brief examines the legal implications of the Indiana Supreme Court Case Evansville Courier & Press and Rita Ward v.

Year 2016

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Joint Guidance on Data Matching to Facilitate WIOA Performance Reporting and Evaluation

This joint guidance from the US Departments of Labor and Education discusses compliance issues associated with linked education data with unemployment compensation data and vocational rehabilitation data.

Year 2016

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Data-Sharing Tool Kit for Communities: How To Leverage Community Relationships While Protecting Student Privacy

This toolkit provides information and resources to help users better understand how to share data protected by FERPA.

Year 2016

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Using Electronic Health Data for Community Health

The resource walks through a series of legal analyses involving the application of the HIPAA rules to different case examples of health departments using health information for public health purposes.

Year 2017

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