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Title Stolen thumb drive containing PHI
Long Title Stolen thumb drive containing PHI
Contributor/Contact M. E. Blair Holbein, PhD, BCAP (Blair.Holbein@UTSouthwestern.edu)
Contributor Details M. E. Blair Holbein, PhD, BCAP
Director, Clinical Investigator Resource Center
UT Southwestern Medical Center
CTSA UT Southwestern
Case Study Provided A resident working on your study takes home identifiable CRFs and research data on a thumb drive to work on at home. He leaves these items in his locked car overnight and they are stolen. He states that there was no "sensitive" information on the paper or electronic information stolen; only identifying demographics (name, address, contact information). The files included information on about 100 subjects, one of which is well known in the city.
Data Acquisition, Management, Sharing and Ownership Topics
Ethical values behind the scientific standards for data acquisition_management_sharing and ownership,
Variations in lab practices—legitimate and illegitimate variations,
Data storage protection and archiving,
Data privacy
Mentor and Trainee Responsibilities Topics
Definitions and expectations of the mentor and trainee relationship,
Responsibilities of trainees within the mentor–trainee relationship
Publication Practices and Responsible Authorship Topics No publication practices and responsible authorship topics
Peer Review Topics No peer review topics
Collaborative Science Topics No collaborative science topics
Research Misconduct Topics No research misconduct topics
Conflicts of Interest, Law and Policy Topics No conflicts of interest_law_and policy topics
Human Subjects Human subjects research
Citation M. E. Blair Holbein, PhD, BCAP
URL http://www.utsouthwestern.edu/education/medical-school/departments/clinical-sciences/divisions/ethics-health-policy/index.html
RCR Keyword Collaboration, Mentoring
Other RCR Keywords Address; Case Report Form (CRF); Contact Information; Data Taken Home; Demographics; Human Subjects; Locked Car; Name; Resident; Security Issue; Stolen; Thumb Drive
Type of Case

Source for Topic Areas Du Bois, J., & Dueker, J. (2009). Teaching and Assessing the Responsible Conduct of Research: A Delphi Consensus Panel Report. Journal of Research Administration, 40(1), 49-70.
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Topic revision: r2 - 28 Oct 2011 - 13:20:51 - MaryBanach
 
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