1660.052 HIPAA Privacy: Workforce Members’ Access to Family Members’ Electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI) or PHI Policy and Procedure


The purpose of this policy is to establish requirements for the appropriate access of protected health information (PHI) that is stored, managed, and/or maintained in an Electronic Medical Record Application (EMR). All individuals have the right to expect that their PHI is aintained securely and confidentially, including the family members of FIU Workforce members. FIU also recognizes that our Workforce members may be acting as the Representative of their family member(s) or have written authorization to access a family members’ PHI. FIU has established policies and procedures for Workforce Members to access and obtain copies of their family members’ PHI when they are acting as a Representative or have written authorization to obtain the PHI of a family member.

Published on 2021-08-10

Administrative Oversight & Contact Information

Office of University Compliance & Integrity

Steven Patterson

Dir Compliance & Privacy Health Affairs

11200 SW 8th Street
AHC4 216
  • Phone: 305-348-2216

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