• NAHDO's 31st Anniversary Mtg - Oct. 26-28

    NAHDO's 31st Anniversary Mtg - Oct. 26-28

  • ICD-9/ICD-10 Transition Conversion Toolkit

    ICD-9/ICD-10 Transition Conversion Toolkit

  • NAHDO's Newest Partnership!

    NAHDO's Newest Partnership!

  • National Environmental Public Health Tracking

    National Environmental Public Health Tracking

  • APCD Council

    APCD Council

    The APCD council is a federation of government, private, non-profit, and academic organizations focused on improving the development and deployment of state-based all payer claims databases (APCD).  Click HERE for more information on APCDs and the Council.

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The National Association of Health Data Organizations (NAHDO) is a national non-profit membership and educational association dedicated to improving health care data collection and use. NAHDO’s members include state and private health data organizations that maintain statewide health care databases and stakeholders of these databases. NAHDO is a cofounder and member of the All Payer Claims Database (APCD) Council, which provides leadership and technical assistance to states implementing APCDs. For more information, please visit the APCD Council website. 
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Recent News

Nov 19 2015 - 11:30am

AHRQ Introduces Readmissions Database to HCUP

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has introduced the nation’s first nationwide database on hospital readmissions, an important tool for researchers and others who seek to better understand and address one of the U.S. health care system’s most expensive problems.

AHRQ’s Nationwide Readmissions Database (NRD) is part of the Agency’s Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), a collection of related databases that captures information from discharge billing data. HCUP includes the largest and most robust databases available of the care provided to patients in the U.S. hospitals, including information on 97 percent of all U.S. hospital discharges.

Nov 12 2015 - 10:10am

Call for Abstracts - AHIMA Annual Convention, October 15-19, 2016, Baltimore, MD

Oct 16 2015 - 9:47am

On August 11th, the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) Health IT Policy Committee (HITPC) approved the privacy and security health big data report of the Privacy and Security Workgroup (PSWG). The PSWG focused its efforts on identifying potential gaps in privacy and security protections given prevailing frameworks. The workgroup also examined the degree to which existing laws and regulations facilitate an environment that enables information to be “leveraged for good” while still protecting individual’s privacy interests or protecting against discrimination.

The report can be viewed at