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Last Updated 08/12/2011
Version 1.00
Filesize 1.01 MB
Audiences HSD Staff, IRB Member, Research Participant, Researcher
Doc Type Guidance

HIPAA and Research


The UW IRB and the Human Subjects Division have delegated authority from UW Medicine to review and approve human subjects research for compliance with HIPAA regulations about the confidentiality and privacy of health care information.  

This document describes that review authority, defines HIPAA related terms, and  outlines researcher responsibilities when using Protected Health Information (PHI).

Change Notes

  • Related to Ver. 1.00, noted 08/12/2011 @ 10:45am
    Document newly added.
    - sherrye