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Policies, Procedures and Guidance

GUIDANCE: Case Reports, IRB Review and HIPAA


This document provides guidance about regulatory requirements associated with presentation or publication of case reports. It may also be used by authors of case reports to document the University of Washington (UW) policies concerning IRB review and HIPAA authorization for case reports – for example, as documentation provided to a journal editor.

Change Notes

Updated reference to UW Medicine Compliance policy – 08.31.2018