UW Research

Policies, Procedures and Guidance



This document provides guidance about the research use of protected health information (PHI), as governed by federal HIPAA regulations, WA state laws, and UW institutional policies.

Change Notes

Remove statement that Northwest Hospital is not part of the UW covered entity – 01.31.2020
Removed reference to Washington State Confidentiality Agreement – 12.13.2019
Clarification that Madison Clinic is part of the UW HIPAA Covered Entity – 08.31.2018
Updated links to UW Medicine Compliance Policies – 02.07.2018