HIPAA covers all protected health information (PHI).

        PHI is any information created, received, transmitted, or maintained by a covered entity (Broward Health) that links an identifiable person with their health condition.

        It comes in many formats:


        Paper or hard copy: records, labels, x-rays, films, letters




        Electronic: computerized, digitized, video, audio




        Communications: verbal, sign language

  (conveying a message from one individual to another)

What Does HIPAA Cover?