U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Because our subject matter has not been widely studied, we initiated a broad literature review consisting of four components: (1) search of peer reviewed literature; (2) search of grey literature; (3) internet search; and (4) review of the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). We also accessed literature by asking our interviewees fo
Health planning efforts for the elderly have been hampered by the lack of reliable estimates of the non-institutionalized long-term care population. Until recently national estimates were virtually non-existent, and reliable local estimates remain unavailable. With the recent publication of several national surveys, however, synthetic estimates ca
I’d like to wrap up this discussion by learning more about your program’s successes and challenges. In general, how is the partnership with the River Region Human Services going? What aspects of the partnership have been the most successful? What challenges, if any, have you encountered as part of your collaboration on this IHHP program
We are interested in learning more about how your agency is involved in community planning activities and processes. In what way(s) is the Health Planning Council involved, if at all, in the following in community/state planning activities?
We are interested in understanding better your process for data collection. Who handles the program’s data management duties? Please describe how the program collects and tracks client-level demographic, service use, and program outcome data, including HIV/AIDS status? FOLLOW UP:
How is housing assistance coordinated with medical care through the Health Planning Council’s IHHP program? Does the program have any formal or informal arrangements with health care providers to coordinate housing assistance and medical care? FOLLOW UP:
We are interested in understanding how the Health Planning Council’s IHHP grant-related activities are being staffed. How many staff work in the program, and in what positions/roles? What percent of their time is spent on the program? PROBES:
I have a few background questions for you about the Health Planning Council.
To start the discussion, please state your job title and briefly describe your role as the Director of Health Assessment and Urban Planning at the Health Planning Council of NE Florida. How long have you worked for the Health Planning Council in this role?
We are interested in learning more about how you are involved in community planning activities. In what way(s) are you involved, if at all, in the following in community/state planning activities? If so, please describe your involvement and responsibilities:
We are interested in learning more about how the Part A program/the City of Jacksonville is involved in community planning activities and processes. In what way(s) is the Part A program/the City of Jacksonville involved in the following in community/state planning activities?
We are interested in learning more about how your agency is involved in community planning activities and processes. In what way(s) is the agency involved, if at all, in the following in community/state planning activities?
The IHHP grants have many purposes. In addition to implementing innovative programs linking HIV housing assistance to medical care and other supports, grantees are expected to work at the community level to create integrated housing plans designed to improve the functioning and efficiency of the local HIV housing service delivery system. The commu
Analysis of Integrated HIV Housing and Care Services. B. IHHP Housing Assistance and Care Coordination Models
The 2011 Notice of Funding Availability for the HOPWA IHHP grants announced that funds were available for projects that addressed “(1) direct housing assistance and service delivery to low-income PLWHA and their families, including homeless individuals and families; and (2) comprehensive planning and coordination of local resources in meeting th
Minimizing Disclosure Risk in HHS Open Data Initiatives. Session 3: What Are the Re-identification Threats to Releasing Federal Data to the Public?
Steve Cohen, AHRQ (moderator) Daniel Barth-Jones, Columbia University Khaled El Emam, University of Ottawa and Privacy Analytics Denise Love, National Association of Health Data Organizations (NAHDO) Brad Malin, Vanderbilt University Latanya Sweeney, Federal Trade Commission and Harvard University Cohen: We need to be forward looking—let’s t
Khaled El Emam noted that de-identification has been simplified through automation. The process of de-identification in practice involves assessing risk, classifying the variables in the file, and mapping the data. These contribute to specifications in an automated anonymization engine through which the original data are run to produce the anony
Federal agencies have a long history of releasing data to the public, and they also have a legal obligation to protect the confidentiality of the individuals and organizations from which the data were collected. Federal agencies have successfully balanced these two objectives for decades. With the new emphasis on expanding public access to federal