This course is an annual briefing on the impact of HIPAA, HITECH, Omnibus on Research Organizations and Activities. This is recommended for all employees of Research Organizations and Activities having access to protected health information (PHI) and who need awareness training in HIPAA privacy and security rules.
For HIPAA purposes “Research” is defined as any systematic investigation (including research development, testing, and evaluation) that has as its primary purpose the development of, or contribution to, generalizable knowledge. This is intended to cover human subject research involving IIHI, not research on data that have been de-identified in accordance with 45 CFR 164.502(d), and 164.514(a)-(c).
A university that conducts human subject research projects, an independent research organization, medical schools, Laboratories doing research, pharmaceutical companies, and others.