The National Association of Health Data Organizations (NAHDO) is a national non-profit membership and educational association dedicated to civilize health care data collection and use. NAHDO’s members include state and private health data organizations that maintain state wide health care databases and stakeholders of these databases. NAHDO is a cofounder and member of the All Payer Claims Database (APCD) Council, and there after provides leadership and technical assistance to states implementing APCDs.
The National Association of Health Data Organizations (NAHDO) was created by Washington Business Group on Health (WBGH) and the Intergovernmental Health Policy Project (IHPP) at George Washington University in the spring of 1986. At that time, NAHDO's purpose was to stave the activities of state-level agencies - state data organizations (SDOs) - mandated to collect, analyse, disseminate, and use hospital discharge data sets.
NAHDO and its members work to:
Advocate for the development of universal domain health data organizations and the use of their data to address national, state, and local issues and patient-level concerns
Promote the knowledge and understanding of privacy regulations and practices that hedge the protection of patient identifiable data.
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