Email Reminders

Fast Facts about HIPAA and Email This information applies to ALL members of the UW-Madison Health Care Component and ALL members of SMPH As members of the UW-Madison Health Care Component, we frequently use email …

HIPAA Frequently Asked Questions

Am I part of the UW-Madison Health Care Component (HCC)? UW-Madison is a “hybrid” entity as defined by HIPAA – portions of campus are subject to HIPAA and portions are not. The portion subject to …

Email & Fax Communication Basics

Emailing and Faxing PHI We frequently use email and faxes to send Protected Health Information (PHI) to other health care providers, research colleagues, and administrators. The HIPAA Privacy Rule permits using and disclosing PHI in …

UW-MADISON NOTIFICATION ABOUT POSTCARD INCIDENT

September 7, 2017 UW-Madison is committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of our patients’ and research participants’ information. On July 10, 2017, the UW-Madison Department of Family Medicine and Community Health mailed postcards with …

PHISHING AWARENESS

January 28, 2019 As members of the Health Care Component at UW-Madison, we are especially vulnerable to phishing scams because of the valuable information to which we have access.  PLEASE watch out for phishing scams this time …