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What does EPHI stand for?

EPHI stands for Electronic Protected Health Information (HIPAA)

This definition appears very rarely and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Information technology (IT) and computers
  • Military and Government
  • Science, medicine, engineering, etc.

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We have 2 other meanings of EPHI in our Acronym Attic

Samples in periodicals archive:

The investigation by the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) followed a breach report submitted by MEEI, as required by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) Breach Notification Rule, reporting the theft of an unencrypted personal laptop containing the electronic protected health information (ePHI) of MEEI patients and research subjects.
The intent is to protect the integrity, confidentiality and availability of Electronic Protected Health Information (EPHI) when in transit or at rest.
Despite the care taken in crafting the security rules, any organization that handles electronic protected health information (PHI) now faces some challenges in how to get into and main in compliance-or face the penalties, which include fines up to $250,000 and even imprisonment.