The state's adult day services licensing standards, developed after the legislature approved licensing authority in 2003, are currently voluntary due to lack of funding for the licensing agency to administer the licensing process. However, the Division of Aging Services has standards that must be met by providers in the statewide agin
Virtually all states have both orientation and initial and ongoing training requirements, but they are minimal. Some requirements are quite general, while others are specific regarding the type of training and the number of hours required. Most states require at least one staff trained in first aid and CPR on duty at all times. Examples of the wid
Regulatory Review of Adult Day Services: Final Report
SECTION 1. OVERVIEW OF ADULT DAY SERVICES REGULATIONS
This section provides a brief overview of states' approaches to regulating ADS providers in key areas and highlights similarities and differences among them.
Because of the previously mentioned limitations with using data from a single organization’s EHR for research, the ability to combine EHR data with other electronic data sources is often needed to strengthen study results, particularly for small populations. Combining EHR data across institutions can allow for a larger sample size to increase th
In addition to technical requirements for data extraction and analysis, there are legal requirements that complicate the repurposing of EHR data for research. Privacy and security may be of particular concern for small populations, where individuals may be easily identified with just a few variables. In addition, particularly where there may be is
The Rural Context
Review of Existing Research on the Three Focal Topics
Data Sources Available to Conduct Research on the Focal Topics
Implications of Study Findings
Enhancing Rural Human Services Information
Effective psychotherapydepends upon an atmosphere of confidence and trust in which the patient is willing to make a frank and complete disclosure of facts, emotions, memories, and fears. Jaffe vs. Redmond, US Supreme Court, 1996
The quality assurance process begins at the inception of the information development process. AHRQ reviews the quality (including the objectivity, utility, and integrity) of information before it is disseminated and treats information quality as integral to every step of the development of information, including creation, collection, maintenance,
This site describes the HHS Information Quality Guidelines as well as the supporting administrative mechanisms to request correction of information covered under the guidelines. The HHS Guidelines were developed in accordance with the provisions of P.L. 106-554 and OMB government-wide requirements directing all federal agencies to issue guidelines
Influence of New Media on Adolescent Sexual Health: Evidence and Opportunities
By: Rebecca L. Collins, Steven C. Martino, Rebecca Shaw Rand
This report is available on the Internet at: http://aspe.hhs.gov/hsp/11/AdolescentSexualActivity/NewMediaLitRev/
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Alexander, J. Trent, Michael Davern, and Betsey Stevenson. “Inaccurate Age and Sex Data in the Census PUMS Files: Evidence and Implications.” Public Opinion Quarterly , vol. 74, no. 3, Fall 2010, pp. 551-569.
Barth-Jones, Daniel C. “The ‘Re-identification of Governor William Weld’s Medical Information: A Critical Re-examination of Hea
Federal Trade Commission. “Data Brokers: A Call for Transparency and Accountability.” Washington, DC: Federal Trade Commission. Available at [ http://www.ftc.gov/system/files/documents/reports/data-brokers-call-tran... . May 2014.
Under the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act, which was passed in 1996 and amended in 1999, a state department of motor vehicles can release personal information from an individual’s motor vehicle record, such as name, address, or other demographic information, only with the individual’s permission or for selected purposes. Under disclosure exc
The Computer Matching and Privacy Act of 1988 updated the language of the Privacy Act to address concerns about how agencies share and match data across agencies. Under this law, agencies must notify individuals at the time of data collection that the information provided could be used for matching purposes. Agencies must also give individuals 30-
Several key pieces of federal legislation govern the types of personal information that government and other organizations, such as health providers and educational institutions, can disclose about individual citizens or consumers. Most privacy laws focus on an individual’s rights over the privacy of personal information—including the ability