Release of information electronic patient release of

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RELEASE OF INFORMATIONElectronic patient release of information forms include patient signatures that authorize treating health entities to release protected healthinformation (PHI) to other health entities.
STAFF DO’S AND DON’TSDON’T:Do not share your password with anyone including stafDo not write your password on any paper, whiteboard or post it padDo not use easy to remember words as passwords e.g. Aug2001Do not use personal information or any word in any language spelled forwards or backwards in any dictionaryDo not visit inappropriate web sites e.g. pornographic or hacker web sitesDo not download unlawful or unlicensed software from the InternetDo not install unlicensed software onto your computerDO:Do change your password regularly for every system.Do use a combination of letters, symbols and number for passwordsDo use difficult passwords which are at least 6 characters longDo enable your Screen Saver Password or lock your workstationDo scan your computer regularly for viruses and any diskettes as well before you use them on your computerDo check that your virus software patches have been updated when you receive the regular update emails from Desktop SupportDo backup your data at least once a week. It is your responsibility to do so.Do lock away all confidential documents, files and diskettes at the end of each work day
HIPAA WEB LINKSCMU HIPAA policies and procedures available at:eneral_counsel/hipaa/Pages/Policies_and_Procedures.aspx

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