The Health Information Privacy and Security Office is the central office responsible for providing the entire University community with the support needed to protect data privacy and security, and for providing the oversight necessary to ensure University compliance with HIPAA regulations regarding privacy of protected health information.
Announcements and News
04/10/13 Change in Leadership at the Health Information Privacy and Security Office
Ross Janssen is leaving his position as Health Information Privacy and Security Officer and Director of the Health Information Privacy and Security Office at the University of Minnesota on April 26. Until a replacement is named, Aaron Friedman will serve as Health Information Privacy and Security Officer, and Assistant Director John Jensen will manage operations of the Health Information and Privacy Security Office.
02/26/13 Updates to HIPAA Privacy and Security Training
The University has revised its Privacy and Data Security Training program. New online courses were released in the fall of 2012.
12/12/12 Mobile Devices and Health Information
HHS has posted tips and information on HealthIT.gov about mobile devices and the security of health information. Know the risks and take the steps to protect and secure health information.
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Resources and Guidance
Understanding and Identifying Private and Public Information
Training Frequently Asked Questions
Notice of Privacy Practices
Mobile Devices and Health Information
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