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Uses and Disclosures of Patient Information

Uses and Disclosures of Patient Information - Departments & Programs, UW Hospital and Clinics, Compliance, Privacy, HIPAA, Protected Health Information (PHI)

Focus

Nearly every worker at the UW Health facilities is nearby patient information at times. Of course, many workers work directly with patient-related issues, and make many uses and disclosures of patient information. 

Use 

Use means workers' handling or exchanging patient information within UW Health facilities. Examples of "uses" include:

Disclosure means providing patient information to a person or organization that is not part of UW Health providers' workforce. Examples of "disclosures" include: