The initials PHI stand for Protected Health Information. This is any information about health status, payment for the healthcare and its provision. This information is often sought in datasets before the researchers publicize it.
Protected Health Information. Under the US Health Insurance Portablility and Accountablitly Act (HIPPA), is any informatin about health status, provision of health care, or payment for health care that can be llinked to a specific individual.
Phi is the twenty-first letter of the Greek alphabet. The symbolic meaning of phi is 'grace of God'. Another symbolic meaning is intuition, perception and renewal.