Awareness : Newsletter Articles

Alert: Scary Pop-up Messages on your PC. Call UM Information Technology Immediately!

Imagine you are browsing the internet when all of the sudden a window pops up with an alarming message: “You’re machine is being compromised!” or “Your machine is engaged in illegal activity!” These windows are an attempt by cyber criminals to induce panic and steal your information. Find out how to avoid these cybercrimes and protect yourself.

Published in the January 2017 Newsletter

Vendors & Privacy: What you need to know

Covered entities are required to enter into a contract with the business associate under the HIPAA regulation to ensure that they will appropriately safeguard protected health information.

Published in the January 2017 Newsletter

FairWarning Update

Reviews of user access logs are required by the HIPAA regulations to protect the privacy of patient information and to detect any unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.

Published in the January 2017 Newsletter

Viewing Medical Records of Family Members and Friends

System access is a privilege. As a University employee, you receive a Confidentiality and Acceptable Use Agreement and a HIPAA and Computer Usage Form.

Published in the January 2017 Newsletter

Live Training Sessions

The Office of HIPAA Privacy & Security continues to provide live Privacy and Security training sessions for University faculty and staff.

Published in the January 2017 Newsletter

Data Broker Program

The Office of HIPAA Privacy and Security, in collaboration with the IRB, CTSI, and UHealth, has established a “data broker” program.

Published in the January 2017 Newsletter

HIPAA Security Walkthroughs

The Office of HIPAA Privacy and Security conducts random unannounced walkthroughs of the various sites of service of the University of Miami Health System.

Published in the January 2017 Newsletter