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Issue Brief: Disclosure of Identifiable Information by the Veterans Health Administration for Public Health Purposes

This issue brief examines federal laws governing the release of identifiable information by the Veterans Health Administration for public health Act;ivities.

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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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

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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).

Year 2011

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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.

Year 2011

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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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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

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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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The Freedom of Information Act

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

Year 2010

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