Browse by Laws

Filter Laws

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.

Year 2017

Value to addressing barriers:
Depth of legal discussion:
Depth of data discussion:

Legal Issues Concerning Identifiable Health Data Sharing Between State/ Local Public Health Authorities And Tribal Epidemiology Centers In Selected U.S. Jurisdictions

This resource provides a general overview of the legal authority of state, local and tribal public health agencies to collect, use, and share data for public health and research purposes.

Year 2011

Value to addressing barriers:
Depth of legal discussion:
Depth of data discussion:

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

Value to addressing barriers:
Depth of legal discussion:
Depth of data discussion:

Connecting the Dots: The Promise of Integrated Data Systems for Policy Analysis and Systems Reform

This resource provides an overview of the legal, ethical, scientific, and economic challenges associated with creating integrated data systems for inter-agency collaborations and research.

Year 2010

Value to addressing barriers:
Depth of legal discussion:
Depth of data discussion:

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.

Year 2018

Value to addressing barriers:
Depth of legal discussion:
Depth of data discussion:

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.

Year 2014

Value to addressing barriers:
Depth of legal discussion:
Depth of data discussion:

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.

Year 2010

Value to addressing barriers:
Depth of legal discussion:
Depth of data discussion:

Toolkit for Communities Using Health Data

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

Year 2015

Value to addressing barriers:
Depth of legal discussion:
Depth of data discussion:

Research

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

Year 2018

Value to addressing barriers:
Depth of legal discussion:
Depth of data discussion: