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)