Recent and Upcoming NAHDO-Sponsored Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

COVID-19 Health Data Users Group Session #4

Registration: June 4th at 11:00 a.m. EDT 

This session will feature presentations by three health data experts who will share their experience developing and using new health data health data in light of the pandemic response.

Confirmed Presenters

  • Michael Lundberg, Executive Director at Virginia Health Information - "Closing the Loop: Sharing COVID-19 Information Among Hospitals, Public Health Entities, Providers and Laboratories"
  • Katie Eckert, CPA, Vice President, Health Care Payment with Maryland Hospital Association -  “Maryland hospital data collection and analysis to inform surge capacity planning, COVID dashboards, and federal reporting”
  • Jeff Ballou, Ph.D., Director of Health Program Improvement with Mathematica

Recordings of Recent Webinars

COVID-19 Health Data Users Group Session #3

This session included a facilitated round table discussion featuring experts from different healthcare system perspectives. 


  • Melody Craff, MD, Ph.D., Director, Strategic Analytic Services and Research at Milliman MedInsight
  • Michael Chernew Ph.D., Leonard D. Schaeffer Professor of Health Care Policy at Harvard University and Partner, VBID Health and Chair of MEDPAC
  • Moderator: Joel Ario, Managing Partner, Manatt

May 27, 2020: Watch a recording of the event here 

COVID-19 Health Data Users Group Session #2

NAHDO and Mathematica are pleased to announce the launch of a new learning collaborative called the "COVID-19 Health Data Users Group." Based on the needs identified at our recent Kickoff Meeting, we have arranged for our first webinar for group members.


  • Dana Richardson, RN, BSN, MHA and Jim Auron, MPA with the Wisconsin Health Information Organization - Frontline experience using COVID-19 data and information sharing with public health to communicate with high-risk populations
  • Sule Gerovich, Ph.D. with Mathematica - Group discussion on using data to inform contact tracing
  • Nikole Helvey from the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration - Frontline experience sharing and accessing COVID-19 data in Florida

May 1, 2020: Watch a recording of the event here

Understanding Data Issues in the Context of Alternative Payment Models (APMs) 

As part of our on-going work with AHRQ, NAHDO has scheduled this informational webinar for health data organizations (HDOs). The goal is to help HDOs understand issues related to the collection and use of health care data in the context of care provided under alternate payment models. We have arranged for experts from three states that are leading the pack on this effort and are willing to share their knowledge. 


  •  Emilie Sites, Project Manager, Comagine Health
  •  Mathew Spaan, Manager of Care Delivery and Payment Reform, Minnesota Department of Human Services [Slides]
  •  Erin Bonney, Manager of Payer-Provider Performance, Massachusetts Center for Health Information and Analysis [Slides]
  •  Zachary Goldman, Economic Policy Advisor and Trang Weitemier, APAC Program Analyst, Oregon Health Authority [Slides]

April 30, 2020: Watch a recording of the event here 

COVID-19 Health Data Users Group, Kickoff Meeting

NAHDO and Mathematica invite all health data users to join a new learning collaborative called the "COVID-19 Health Data Users Group."  Over 100 data users attended the Kickoff Meeting.

April 15, 2020: Watch a recording of the event here.

NAHDO Special Edition Web Conference - COVID-19 & Health Data

Links to recordings:

March 25, 2020: Watch a recording of the main session here

March 27, 2020: Watch a recording of the follow-up session here