Linking and De-identifying State-level Data Sets to Tackle the Opioid Epidemic

Linking and De-identifying State-level Data Sets to Tackle the Opioid Epidemic

Slides

During this All In webinar, presenters from health departments in Massachusetts and Allegheny County, Pennsylvania shared case studies about their work to de-identify and link datasets to address the opioid epidemic.

Projects Showcased

To combat the opioid epidemic, the MA Department of Public Health analyzed government datasets to guide policy decisions.

The Allegheny County Data Warehouse enables analysis of integrated opioid overdose data to inform and improve services for residents.

Additional Resources

Learn about new legal resources based on what you need to do: record matching or linking, statistical analysis, data dashboards, predictive analytics, reporting, data visualization, mapping and GIS.

As part of a multi-faceted effort to combat the opioid epidemic, Massachusetts passed Chapter 55 of the Acts of 2015, a law permitting the analysis of different government assets to guide policy decisions and better understand the issue. Resources related to this law include:

View visualizations, publications, datasets, and more from the Allegheny Department of Human Services’ Office of Data Analysis, Research and Evaluation. Also, learn about the Allegheny County Data Warehouse, which brings together and integrates client and service data from a wide variety of sources both internal and external to the County.