Use and Disclosure of PHI in Research

  • In those instances where projects proposed by the Medical Allied Health Staff do not fall within the areas of concern of a member of the attending staff, the President of the Hospitals or the Chief of Staff may provide sponsorship.

  • UNC HCS staff are responsible for understanding:

    • the documentation requirements prior to releasing PHI for research purposes; and

    • the accounting of disclosure requirements when PHI is released for research purposes.