Drexel University is committed to protect the privacy of members of the Drexel community including its students, alumni, faculty, professional staff and research participants. Drexel has adopted policies and established practices to safeguard personal information in a manner consistent with University values, applicable privacy laws and regulations.
A major goal of the Privacy Rule is to assure that individuals' health information is properly protected while allowing the flow of health information needed to provide and promote high quality health care and to protect the public's health and well-being. The Rule strikes a balance that permits important uses of information, while protecting the privacy of people who seek care and healing. Given that the health care marketplace is diverse, the Rule is designed to be flexible and comprehensive to cover the variety of uses and disclosures that need to be addressed.
The Corporate Compliance and Privacy Program is a Drexel University program designed to ensure regulatory compliance and Privacy as everyone works to satisfy the College's nonprofit teaching, research and healthcare delivery missions.
Services include auditing, data security, research privacy, sanction checks and training.