Considerations for Data Sharing Between Health Departments and Health Systems Dataset Holders

UMMS Affiliation

Commonwealth Medicine, Center for Health Care Financing; Commonwealth Medicine, Data Management

Publication Date


Document Type

Technical Report


Health and Medical Administration | Health Information Technology | Health Law and Policy | Health Policy | Health Services Research | Public Health | Scholarly Communication


As the need for collaboration between health systems and public health programs increases, the need for safe methods of transferring patient datasets rises as well. This report for the National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors talks about what health departments and health systems should be considering as the importance of data sharing evolves. This technical report reviews step by step what public health departments need to know before requesting and using health systems datasets.

There is a presentation that accompanies this report.


data sharing, health departments, health systems, datasets

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Commonwealth Medicine Publications


Client/Partner: National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors