Administrators can mark columns as either Restricted, Full PHI, Limited, or non-PHI. LabKey Server does not dictate any behavior with respect to these fields. Individual applications determine how PHI levels are related to user access. This system allows administrators to control PHI assignments without actually viewing the data in the assigned columns.Example PHI Levels
Typical PHI-level assignments for fields. These are not recommendations or best practices for PHI assignments. The following table is provided to make the PHI levels more vivid and easily understood. Assignments will vary for different applications and different contexts.
|PHI Level||Data Fields|
|Restricted||The most sensitive categories of data. |
Social Security Number
Credit Card Number
Clinical Billing Info
|Limited PHI||ZIP Code|
Annotation Fields with PHI Level
For Developers: Use XML Metadata
As an alternative to the graphical user interface, you can assign a PHI level to a column in the schema definition XML file.
In the example below, the column DeathOrLastContactDate has been marked as "Limited":
Possible values are:
The default value is NotPHI.
Review the PHI XML Reference