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IRB Notes: Alternatives to Signed HIPAA Research Authorization

From the Chair’s Desk Under HIPAA, using or disclosing Protected Health Information (PHI) for research purposes generally requires a signed authorization from the subject. There are, however, a number of exceptions to this rule. When you will not be obtaining signed authorization from subjects for a research project that is eligible for an exception, you need to complete the appropriate form or agreement to document that you have met the HIPAA requirements for the exception. … Read More

IRB Notes: Breaking down some frequently used IRB terms

Analyst Notes Institutional Review Board (IRB) terminology can often be confusing to new and seasoned researchers alike. Here is a brief refresher on the most commonly used terms. Fully identifiable: Data or samples which include personal identifiers — information which would allow the person who provided the materials to be identified. If a study involves interaction with subjects the data or samples would be considered fully identifiable, at least when collected. Personal identifiers include, but … Read More

New and improved HIPAA research authorization proccess seminar, April 25

Led by Andrea Johnson April 25, 2013, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in UHS 8B60 New HIPAA regulations and guidance, which take effect on March 26, 2013, allow HIPAA authorizations for research studies to be built into the consent form in nearly all cases, even when the research has optional components. They also permit authorization for future research. This means fewer forms to submit and a more integrated process. Come learn about: The changes to … Read More

Spring 2013 Institutional Review Board (IRB) analyst brown bags

April 25, 2013: The new and improved HIPAA research authorization process Led by Andrea Johnson 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in UHS 8B60 New HIPAA regulations and guidance, which take effect on March 26, 2013, allow HIPAA authorizations for research studies to be built into the consent form in nearly all cases, even when the research has optional components. They also permit authorization for future research. This means fewer forms to submit and a more … Read More

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