Personal Health Information (PHI)

/ˈpɜrsɪnɪl hɛlθ ˌɪnfərˈmeɪʃən (faɪ)/


All individually identifiable health information that is used, maintained, stored, or transmitted by a HIPAA-covered entity or a business associate of a HIPAA-covered entity, in any form or media whether electronic, paper, or oral


Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

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