The UNC Health Care System (UNCHCS) Privacy Office provides a full suite of information privacy compliance services for the benefit of the UNCHCS community, including the UNC School of Medicine (UNC SOM). The services provided by our office are offered to ensure the confidentiality of protected health information (PHI) created, stored, transmitted, archived and destroyed across the UNCHCS in accordance with the UNCHCS HIPAA policies.

Our office is routinely engaged in various information privacy compliance activities for the benefit of the UNCHCS community that include:

  1. Training and education;
  2. Policy development;
  3. Auditing and monitoring, including auditing of workforce access to the UNCHCS electronic health record;
  4. Privacy incident investigations; and
  5. Outreach and consultation on a variety of privacy issues from use and disclosure questions to more complex data sharing arrangements with third parties.

We strive to provide superior services to all members of the UNCHCS community and invite you to reach out to us at 984.974.1069 or at privacy@unchealth.unc.edu for any questions you may have about UNCHCS information privacy issues or related matters.