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8.2.2016- New Form Available for HIPAA Waiver Requests

An updated version of the Request for Waiver of HIPAA Authorization form has been developed. The new version is now available on the IRB website and is required for all new studies seeking to obtain a waiver of HIPAA authorization submitted after August 1, 2016. Go to the "Forms & Templates" page to download a copy.

In conjunction with the release of this new form, revisions to the HSERA application for initial approval are in production. The questions related to collection, use, and disclosure of protected health information (PHI) will be streamlined in a future HSERA update. Please note that the date of this update has not been determined but the changes will not adversely affect studies that were already approved.

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Sep 26, 2016 11:45 AMIRB #8

IRB Office (3624 Market Street, Suite 301 S.) Conference Room

Sep 28, 2016 10:00 AMIRB #5

Maloney Building (3600 Spruce St.) 8030 Classroom

Oct 05, 2016 10:00 AMIRB #7

Maloney Building (3600 Spruce St.) 8030 Classroom

Upcoming Trainings View all »

Oct 20, 2016 10:00 AMOrientation to the IRB’s New Submission Forms & Processes

HUP Maloney Bldg.
Room 8030

In Summer 2016, the IRB released new submissions forms. The purpose of this session is to review these forms and provide guidance as to how they should be used in relationship to the existing electronic submission system, HS-ERA. Forthcoming changes to HS-ERA will also be briefly reviewed.

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