Privacy and Security Considerations When Integrating Home Visiting Data

Publication Date:

February 24, 2020

Topic:

ECDC

Home visiting programs typically collect sensitive information about family characteristics, risk factors, and services received. States may choose to integrate these data with other early childhood data to learn more about the reach and effectiveness of the services and supports that families receive. As more states begin to integrate data across early childhood programs, data integration leaders should consider how the privacy and security of home visiting data are maintained when shared across organizations or integrated with other early childhood data.