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Developers and HIPAA

De-identification of individuals' information

Is there any limitation on a covered entity's de-identification of PHI or use of de-identified information? For example, may a covered entity de-identify information purely for the purposes of selling data as a service?

Additionally, from a Privacy Rule perspective (i.e., not considering state law or contractual considerations), are there any restrictions on a business associate using or disclosing the de-identified... more »

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Developers and HIPAA

Medical Device Data

Scenario 1: Manufacturer makes an implantable device that collects data from the patient in order to function as intended. This data is uploaded automatically to servers of the manufacturer. As part of the device's design, a platform processes the raw data and sends the processed data to the physician. No analysis or clinical conclusions are conducted on the raw data--it is organized into a readable format for the physician... more »

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Developer and HIPAA

Assume you have a software company that will be using a smartphone application and related device to record and store arguably protected health information.

1. Assume the software company stores the information on its own servers. The company is not subject to HIPAA (privacy or security rules) because it isn't a covered entity or a business associate of a covered entity, correct?

2. Now assume that the software... more »

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