The Data Core is committed to securely handling protected health information (PHI).  Before handing off any patient-level data, an agreement must be put into place and a secure location for data storage identified.  Both the type of agreement and recommended approved data storage location differ base on the type of data the investigator is requesting (i.e. de-identified, limited, or identifiable).

Data analysts will help investigators identify the necessary agreements and safe storage options to ensure the privacy of the patients and compliance of IRB protocols: