Identifying Protected Health Information

Tracking PHI in the Clinic PHI is at the very core of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The underlying purpose of HIPAA is to keep personally identifiable information in a patient’s health record or any information about his/her health private and protected. This includes all health information, whether physical, electronic, or verbal....
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What is Protected Health Information (PHI)?

PHI is an acronym for Protected Health Information. Although most clinics know the term, they lack the ability to properly identify it. Even more importantly, identifying where it resides in the clinic’s workflow. Identifying PHI and tracking it is part of HIPAA compliance.  After all, how can you protect something if you do not know...
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