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:*Transferring PHI in any form without both parties having a need to know.
*The ACE shall reasonably mitigate or reduce any harmful effects that may result from privacy breaches.
*All employees, medical staff, allied health practitioners and members of the workforce with access to PHI shall sign UNMC [https://www.unmc.edu/hipaaacademicaffairs/policies_documents/6045-exhibit-a-statement-of-understandingcompliance/Statement_of_Understanding.pdf Statement of Understanding (Exhibit A)] upon initial employment/work/appointment/credentialing.
*Workforce members who suspect a privacy or information security violation must report it immediately to their respective manager and the Privacy and/or Information Security Office. A full investigation of the suspected violation shall be conducted. Staff who wish to remain anonymous may report the suspected violation to the Compliance Hotline at 844-348-9548. Sanctions shall be imposed for substantiated breaches or failure to report suspected violations. The Medical Staff and allied health practitioners shall report suspected violations to the System Chief Medical Officer.
*Sanctions for violations of privacy or information security may include revocation of medical staff privileges, allied health credentials, or employee corrective action up to and including termination of employment (see UNMC Policy No. 1098, [https://wiki.unmc.edu/index.php/Corrective/Disciplinary_Action Corrective and Disciplinary Action]). Civil and criminal fines and penalties can also be levied under HIPAA.
*Contact the [mailto:debrbishop@nebraskamed.com Privacy] or [mailto:libazis@nebraskamed.com Information Security] Officers
*Contact Human Resources – Records at 402-559-8962 or Human Resources - Employee Relations
*Exhibit A - [https://www.unmc.edu/hipaaacademicaffairs/policies_documents/6045-exhibit-a-statement-of-understandingcompliance/Statement_of_Understanding.pdf Statement of Understanding]
*Exhibit B - [https://www.unmc.edu/hipaa/_documents/6045-Exhibit-B-SSN-Student.docx Use of Student Social Security Number Exception]
*Exhibit C - [https://www.unmc.edu/hipaa/_documents/6045-Exhibit-C-SSN-Employee.docx Use of Employee Social Security Number Exception]

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