34. Advancing HHS Data Strategy and Planning Efforts

Director's Update

Text version of slide presentation from a National Advisory Council meeting.

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  • HHS [Department of Health & Human Services] Data Council co-chaired by AHRQ and the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.
  • Two departmental workgroups:
    1. Research and Development for HHS Data Collection.
      • Efforts to improve the quality, utility, timeliness, and efficiency of HHS surveys/data systems.
    2. HHS Data Integration and Alignment:
      • Data integration and alignment efforts that enhance analytic capacity and improve the harmonization of data sources.
      • Emphasis on proposals that fill data gaps related to ACA [Affordable Care Act] implementation, granularity, longitudinal capacity, clinical detail, health resources and determinants, and that facilitate quick response mechanisms.

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Page last reviewed August 2011
Internet Citation: 34. Advancing HHS Data Strategy and Planning Efforts: Director's Update. August 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2011-04-nac/clancy/slide34.html