Employees : Policies & Checklists

Policies & Checklists

As a member of the University of Miami workforce, you are bound by our committment to preserve the privacy and confidentiality of our patients’ health information. This committment means full compliance with all applicable state and federal laws securing the privacy of health information, most notably, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). For this reason, our office was created to assist you with all matters concerning health information privacy and security at the University.

If you come in contact with patient health information as part of your work, it is mandatory that you become familiar with the University’s policies and procedures for the handling of health information. For your convenience, we have made the following resources available to assist you:

You will be prompted to enter your Medical ID – User ID (Username and Password) in order to gain access to these items.

If you have any questions or concerns about the handling of patient health information at any University hospital or clinic, please contact our office at
305-243-5000 or via email at privacy@med.miami.edu.