Data sharing

Maine's Homeless Health Information Planning Collaborative: Recommendations for Statewide HMIS & HIE Data Integration

Case study
HealthInfoNet and Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH)
This is a summary of HealthInfoNet’s (HIN) recommendations to pursue the integration of Maine’s Homeless Information Management System (HMIS) with Maine’s statewide Health Information Exchange (HIE).

Federal Privacy Laws

Policy Brief
The Network for Public Health Law
This annotated resource compilation is intended to help state and local agencies access information and resources needed to better understand the federal legal protections and requirements associated with datasets collected by federal agencies or as part of a federally funded program.

De-Identification is an Important Tool to Make Data Available to Communities

Publication
The Network for Public Health Law
To help support this infrastructure, public health should more widely use de-identification to make more timely, reliable, sub-county and actionable data available. Understanding the benefits of utilizing de-identified data and the mechanics of disclosing it are matters of national priority.

FPHS Planning Guide: Using Foundational Public Health Services to Transform Public Health

Publication
Jan 1, 2019
Public Health National Center for Innovations (PHNCI)
The purpose of this guide is to provide interested health departments with the key components to consider before planning the Foundational Public Health Services (FPHS) implementation process.

Podcast: Adding New Partners, Sectors, and Data to a Care Coordination System in Humboldt County, CA

Podcast
All In: Data for Community Health
This episode features Martin Love, CEO and Jessica Osborne-Stafsnes, Program Manager at the North Coast Health Improvement and Information Network (NCHIIN) – a non-profit health information exchange in Humboldt County, CA.

Legal Barriers to the Growth of Health Information Exchange - Boulders or Pebbles?

Research
Mar 1, 2018
Michelle Mello, Julia Adler-Milstein, Karen Ding, and Lucia Savage for Milbank Memorial Fund
Today, health care providers’ complaints about legal obstacles to health information exchange (HIE) may be better understood as reflecting concerns about the economic and competitive risks of information sharing.

Building a strong foundation of public health infrastructure.

Policy Brief
The Public Health National Center for Innovations (PHNCI)
Health departments provide public health protections in a number of areas, including: preventing the spread of communicable disease, ensuring food, air, and water quality are safe, supporting maternal and child health, improving access to clinical care services, and preventing chronic disease and in

Podcast: Coordinating Health and Social Services in San Diego, CA

Podcast
All In: Data for Community Health
Karis Grounds, MPH, Vice President of Health and Community Impact at 2-1-1 San Diego, joined the podcast to discuss how she is supporting the strategic development of San Diego’s community information exchange (CIE), a technology platform that is enabling data sharing and collaboration between healt