Regulations and Ethics
UnityPoint Health - Meriter Institutional Review Board (IRB) holds a federal-wide assurance with the Department of Health and Human Services. This assurance is Meriter's written agreement to abide by the federal regulations for human subject protection in research.
HIPAA Privacy Rule
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
HIPAA and Research Overview
HIPAA Implications of UW - Meriter JOA on Data Sharing
As part of our assurance, Meriter agrees to follow the ethical principles for human research in the Belmont Report.