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W. Bruce Fye Center For the History of Medicine: Part 2: Rights to Privacy

Part 2: Rights to Privacy

Part 2:  Rights to Privacy

I understand that the materials to which I have requested access may contain protected health information (“PHI”) as defined under Privacy Regulations issued under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA Privacy Rule”). If I encounter PHI in my access to the materials, I agree to make no notes or other recordation of the PHI and agree not to re-disclose the PHI to any other party for any purpose without the express permission of the W. Bruce Fye Center For the History of Medicine.


I understand that the materials to which I have requested access may contain confidential information, which is otherwise protected under federal or state law or regulation or Mayo Clinic policies.  I agree to make no notes or other recordation of confidential materials and agree not to re-disclose the confidential material to any other party for any purpose without the express permission of the W. Bruce Fye Center For the History of Medicine.


I understand that if I request copies of materials in the W. Bruce Fye Center For the History of Medicine, any PHI or confidential information will be redacted unless I have specific authorization to copy the materials or other specific exceptions apply.

 

*Protected Health Information means “individually identifiable health information, held or maintained by a covered entity [such as the Mayo Historical Unit] or its business associates acting for the covered entity, that is transmitted or maintained in any form or medium […]. This includes identifiable demographic and other information relating to the past, present, or future physical or mental health or condition of an individual, or the provision or payment of health care to an individual that is created or received by a health care provider, health plan, employer, or health care clearinghouse”. Reference: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health; HIPAA Privacy Rule, Information for Researchers web site. Address: http://privacyruleandresearch.nih.gov/pr_07.asp