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July 30, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm CDT

All In Webinar: Linking and De-identifying State-level Data Sets to Tackle the Opioid Epidemic

During this All In: Data for Community Health webinar, presenters from health departments in Massachusetts and Allegheny County, Pennsylvania will present case studies about their work to de-identify and link datasets to address the opioid epidemic. Presenters will also share strategies for navigating the legal framework to collect, use, and share data across sectors to improve community health, while complying with legal and regulatory requirements and maintaining the public’s trust.

By attending this webinar you will:

  • Learn how to find and support pathways to share data
  • Develop awareness of how to analyze a data sharing issue
  • Review approaches to de-identify data
  • Hear best practices and lessons learned from data sharing innovators working to address the opioid epidemic


  • Sallie Milam, JD, CIPP/US/G, Deputy Director, The Network for Public Health Law, Mid-States Region Office


  • Elizabeth Scurria Morgan, JD, First Deputy General Counsel and Director, Privacy & Data Compliance Office, MA Department of Public Health
  • Dana Bernson, MPH, Director of Special Analytic Projects, MA Department of Public Health
  • Eric Hulsey, DrPH, MA, Manager of Behavioral Health Analytics, Allegheny County Department of Human Services


July 30, 2019
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm CDT