HIPAA: Guidance on use of Protected Health Information (PHI) for Research
The IRB has been authorized to carry out the research related functions of the HIPAA-mandated Privacy Board.
Information Sheet: HIPAA and Research from the DHHS Office of Civil Rights
Protecting Personal Health Information in Research: Understanding the HIPAA Privacy Rule
Criteria for a Valid HIPAA Authorization
Use of PHI With Authorization (pdf format)
Limited Data Set Use Agreement
Certificate of Confidentiality. Investigators should be aware that a Certificate of Confidentiality affords research participants a higher level of protection of their health information than is required by HIPAA.