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.

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Webinar: Advancing Geographic Equity Using Spatial Analysis

Spatial analysis can reveal geographic insights about health-related public investments that remain hidden when applying a typical non-spatial perspective. This All In webinar will feature two communities using spatial analysis of local data as a tool that informs the advancement of geographic equity and may lead to improved health and well-being of residents in all areas of a city.

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Legal Resource Bibliography for Data Sharing Partnerships

Sharing data across sectors helps decision-makers better understand and address community health issues, but there are many laws to consider pertaining to the use, storage, and disclosure of data. To help lawyers and community data practitioners overcome legal challenges to data sharing, Data Across Sectors for Health and the Network for Public Health Law have developed an online collection of 100+ papers, toolkits, and other materials focused on privacy, consent, and policy documentation, hosted at Community Commons.

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