As our workforce is shifting to primarily telecommuting over the next several weeks, you need to be aware of a new resource containing the tools that are permitted and approved for exchanging and/or storing Protected Health Information (PHI) both at UW Health and UW-Madison. The document is linked on the top of Office of Compliance HIPAA page (https://compliance.wisc.edu/hipaa/). These tools are expected to be used with computers and devices issued or managed by UW Health or UW-Madison. Please work with us (your departmental IT) for further advice related to departmental specific guidance with any of these tools.
There are different scenario depending on the resources you have. DESKTOP COMPUTERS MANAGED BY DOM IT CANNOT GO TO HOMES
Remote work options for employees supported by Department of Medicine (DOM) IT services:
Includes DOM, UW Carbone Cancer Center, BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine, Office of Clinical Trials, and Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute
- If you have a personal comptuter with internet access DOM Citrix is highly recommended as the second remote option. More information here
If your remote working needs cannot be met with VPN or DOM Citrix, Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) may be your next step to try. RDP allows one computer to connect to another computer. This request must be submitted by your departmental or center administrator. The RDP request (login with your DOM ID — not your full email address — and password). Your DOM ID is what you use to login to your DOM computer. Screen shot example below: