Improving Data for Decision Making: HHS Data Collection Strategies for a Transformed Health System: Implementation Update and Accomplishments. Goals to improve HHS data collection

01/12/2011

In order to meet high priority data needs, the Council identified several goals that would assist the agency in this effort.

  • Goal 1:  Improve the speed and efficiency of data collection and release.
  • Goal 2:  Improve access to HHS data.
  • Goal 3:  Assure the privacy and confidentiality of HHS data.
  • Goal 4:  Enhance methodology to address policy and population data needs.
  • Goal 5:  Ensure that survey integration efforts are preserved and expanded.
  • Goal 6:  Maximize data linkages between HHS data systems to increase analytic capacity and survey efficiency.
  • Goal 7:  Promote opportunities for integration, standards, and alignment of surveys, administrative data systems and EHRs to meet data needs in a coordinated manner.