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Measuring Performance: A Guidance Document for Promise Neighborhoods on Collecting Data and Reporting Results

This resource provides a process for Promise Neighborhood grantees to establish data systems and processes to collect and report data required by the Government Performance and Results Act; (GPRA).

Year 2013

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Minnesota Statutes Governing Data Classification and Sharing

This resource summarizes key Minnesota state laws relating to data sharing.

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National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention: HIPAA Privacy Rule Considerations

This HHS Office for Civil Rights slide deck provides a brief overview of the HIPAA disclosure provisions.

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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.

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Cloud Computing: A Primer on Legal Issues, Including Privacy and Data Security Concerns

This slide deck provides an overview of legal issues associated with cloud computing and provides considerations for negotiating contrAct; terms with cloud computing providers.

Year 2010

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Comparison of FERPA and HIPAA Privacy Rule for Accessing Student Health Data

This document provides a side-by-side comparison of the FERPA and HIPAA privacy protections to facilitate sharing between schools and health agencies.

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Laws and Regulations Governing the Disclosure of Health Information (2014 update)

This issue brief provides an overview of the governance structure of health information with a specific focus on the laws and regulations relating to disclosure.

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A Legal Guide to Privacy and Security

This resource provides an overview of several federal data protection laws relating to different sectors and select state law frameworks.

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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.

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Disclosure of Individual Health Information & HIPAA Requirements

This resource explains requirements for a few of the HIPAA disclosure provisions, including whether disclosures must be logged by covered entities for accounting purposes.

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Disclosure of Substance Abuse Records With Patient Consent: 50 State Comparison

This resource provides summaries of the legal protections of substance abuse records for all 50 states.

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Federal Law Statutory Compilation Confidentiality, Privacy, & Information Sharing Provisions

This legal overview; provides a breakdown of select federal data protection laws.

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FERPA Exceptions Summary

This resource summarizes four FERPA exceptions permitting personally identifiable information. The disclosure exceptions relate to directory information, school officials, studies and audits or evaluations.

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Florida Codified Law Review Information Sharing Initiative

This resource summarizes key Florida state laws relating to data sharing.

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Guidance for Reasonable Methods and Written Agreements

This guidance document provides information on the FERPA protections and exceptions. It includes recommended best Practices for data sharing under the various exceptions and creating written agreements.

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Guide to Privacy and Security of Electronic Health Information

This guide provides a detailed review of the federal HIPAA protections and special considerations associate with electronic health information.

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Health Information & the Law

This website provides information on state and federal laws pertaining to health information. It provides overviews of state and federal laws, analysis of important legal issues, and various legal resources.

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Rising to the Challenge: Building Effective Systems for Young Children and Families, a BUILD E-Book

This resource provides information on creating linked data systems relating to early learning and development.

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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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Summary of the HIPAA Privacy Rule

This HHS guidance provides an overview of the federal HIPAA protections and requirements.

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The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act; Guidance for Reasonable Methods and Written Agreements

This guidance document provides answers to frequently asked questions regarding the FERPA protections and disclosure provisions.

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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.

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The Privacy and Security of Non-Traditional Occupational Health Services

This resource provides an overview of the federal laws relating to data protections for occupational health records and provides some guidance for determining which regulations could apply in given circumstances.

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The Privacy and Security of Occupational Health Records

This issue brief provides an overview of federal laws relating to occupational health records and gives best prAct;ice recommendations for protecting the privacy and security of occupational health records.

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Open Government Guide

This resource contains information on state open records laws (sometimes known as freedom of information laws or sunshine laws).

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Public Health Information and Data Sharing: The Legal Framework

These webinar slides describe the role of law in health information technology, health system outcomes, and barriers to data sharing.

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Research

This HHS guidance document provides an overview of the HIPAA provisions relating to the use of protected health information for research purposes.

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Data protection in the United States: overview by Ieuan Jolly, Loeb & Loeb

This Q&A-format resource provides an overview of a variety of federal data protection laws.

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Data Protection Law in the USA

This resource provides an overview of select federal and state data protection laws that might be relevant to the operation of non-profit organizations.

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American Statistical Association Committee on Privacy and Confidentiality

This resource provides guidance, Resource links; training modules, and legal summaries relating to privacy and confidentiality in a variety of sectors.

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Many Missing Pieces: The Difficult Task of Linking Early Childhood Data and School-Based Data Systems

This issue brief discusses various challenges to linking education and early childhood data. I provides a brief overview of a few federal laws protecting education and early childhood data.

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Nebraska Codified Law Review Information Sharing Initiative

This resource summarizes key Nebraska state laws relating to data sharing.

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FERPA 201: Data Sharing under FERPA

This online training course provides an overview of the FERPA legal protections and exceptions relating to data sharing.

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Summary of Selected Federal Laws and Regulations Addressing Confidentiality, Privacy and Security

This resource provides a summary of nearly 50 different federal laws relating to data protection in different sectors.

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The Freedom of Information Act

This website serves as a gateway to making Freedom of Information Act requests for information held by federal agencies.

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