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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.

Year 2013

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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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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

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Legal Issues Related to Sharing of Clinical health; Data with Public Health Agencies

This document discusses legal issues relating data sharing between health care providers and public health agencies.

Year 2016

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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.

Year 2016

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Criminal and Epidemiological Investigation Handbook

This resource provides guidance on joint criminal and epidemiological investigations involving law enforcement and public health officials.

Year 2011

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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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Legal & Ethical Considerations for Health Department Data Sharing

This document describes legal and ethical for public health use of HIV data. It focuses on state laws and whether health departments can use or share HIV data for various purposes.

Year 2018

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Legal Issues for IDS Use: Finding a Way Forward

This resource outlines legal and policy considerations for creating an integrated data system. It provides guidance for negotiating and creating legal agreements to use data.

Year 2017

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Data Sharing Between Law Enforcement and Schools

This resource provides answers to frequently asked questions relating to data sharing between education and law enforcement.

Year 2017

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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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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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