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Security Policies & Procedures

In order to comply with the Security rule of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), the University of Miami has developed the following policies governing the storage and transmission of electronic protected health information (EPHI).

These policies include administrative, physical and technical safeguards as well as the organizational, procedural, and documentation requirements.

Our policies and procedures are applicable to all members of our workforce who come in contact with University EPHI; adherence is mandatory.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this section is intended for internal use only; copying, reproducing or redistributing this information outside of the University of Miami is strictly prohibited. If you have any questions or comments concerning our policies and procedures, please contact us at 305-243-5000 or email us at hipaaprivacy@med.miami.edu

HIPAA Glossary

Definitions used in Security Policies and Procedures

Administrative Safeguards

Physical Safeguards

Technical Safeguards