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RowanSOM Departments and RowanSOM owned or operated facilities shall appropriately protect the privacy of health information that can identify an individual in compliance with federal and state law. RowanSOM will act responsibly in the maintenance, retention and eventual destruction and disposal of all material containing PHI, which includes PHI on fax and copier machine hard drives. The destruction and disposal of PHI will be carried out in accordance with HIPAA regulations and RowanSOM policy. All PHI will be destroyed in a manner in which it cannot be recovered or reconstructed. Medical records will be maintained and destroyed in accordance with the RowanSOM policy, Records Management.



  1. Attachment 1 - Procedures for the Destruction/Disposal of All Protected Health Information (PHI)

By Direction of the President: