Human Services: Sustained and Coordinated Efforts Could Facilitate Data Sharing While Protecting Privacy

Report by Government Accountability Office (GAO)
February 2013

University Center for Social and Urban Research   (Pittsburgh)

This report reviews the extent to which States are exchanging data to improve administrative efficiency and client services of various human services programs, while protecting the privacy of beneficiaries’ personally identifiable information.  It features the integrated data system of Allegheny County, PA: Department of Human Services, which collaborates with the local NNIP partner, Pittsburgh Neighborhood and Community Information System.