Developers and HIPAA

Clarify the definition of PHI for online consumer interactions

I see a great deal of variation from organization to organization on what constitutes PHI in the digital realm. I have several scenarios that I'd like your thought on: - Is public website browsing behavior considered PHI as is suggested in the current Winston Smith V. Facebook case (http://digitalcommons.law.scu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2175&context=historical)? This could impact a number of common services used ...more »

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Who are your customers? Check all that apply : Health plans or health care providers

What is your organization? : Developer working on homegrown apps within a health care setting

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Developers and HIPAA

Website Contact Forms

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Can someone tell me if a simple contact form on a health providers website needs to be HIPAA compliant if it is only requesting information like name, email, number, and a comment of interest in services?

 

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