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The West Virginia Health Information Network has adopted the following policies for operation of the HIE.

Patient Portal Policy
Personal Health Record Policy
Business Associate Policy
De-Identification Policy
Patient Consent-General
Patient Consent-Permissible Purpose
Patient Consent-Sensitive Health Information
Master Patient Index
Delegated Authority Policy
Record Locator Service
User Authorization
User Authentication
Patient Access to Protected Health Information
Patient Amendment of Protected Health Information
Minimum Necessary
Breach Notification
Patient Restrictions on Disclosures
Patient Accounting of Disclosures
Complaint Handling and Resolution
Permissible Purpose - Payment
Permissible Purpose - Limited Health Care Operations
WVHIN Complaint Form

The WVHIN has developed a training course to educate Participating Organizations on their procedures as outlined in the WVHIN’s Health Information Exchange privacy & security policies. This training course consists of a 3 educational videos. Each video lasts approximately 20 minutes. We invite you to watch the videos and use the companion guide, Health Information Exchange Policies: Participating Organization Procedures , to gain a better understanding of your organization’s responsibilities as a member of the Health Information Exchange network.

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Click Here to Access Module 1
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Click Here to Access Module 2
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Click Here to Access Module 3