An Overview of the NCHS Data Linkage Program: Leveraging the nation’s health data for evidence-based

Join the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), in recognition of World Statistics Day, for an informational webinar highlighting the NCHS Data Linkage Program.  NCHS is actively working to expand the utility of its national health survey data by linking information collected in health surveys with other health related sources of data, including Medicare & Medicaid data, death certificates, and information on receipt of federal housing assistance.  This webinar will include a discussion of the Data Linkage Program including the data sources that have been linked and examples of how these linked data can help answer critical health policy questions.  NCHS will discuss the program’s data modernization initiatives as a part of the broader effort to expand current and relevant data to inform evidence-based decisions.

When:  Oct 20, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (ET)