HIPAA

HIPAA Training:  Information about HIPAA Training is provided by the Emory University Office of Compliance.

Emory University Covered Component: Any of the units that make up the Emory University Robert Woodruff Health Sciences Center including the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Public Health, and Yerkes National Primate Research Center; Emory Healthcare; Emory Hospitals; Emory Student Health Services; Emory Psychological Center; University Counseling Center and Oxford College Student Health Service and Counseling Center.

Individually Identifiable Information:  Health information including demographic information, that identifies the individual or with respect to which there is a reasonable basis to believe the information can be used to identify the individual.

Protected Health Information:  Individually identifiable health information that is transmitted by electronic media or transmitted or maintained in any other form or medium.

De-identified:  Information that has certain identifiers (Click here to see examples of identifiers) removed in accordance with 45 CFR 164.514 is no longer considered to be Protected Health Information.  It is important to note that voice recordings are considered identifiers.  If you plan to audio record interviews for transcription, even if you plan to destroy the source, these recordings are considered identifiable.