This exception allows for the transmission of electronic protected health information (PHI) via secured file upload by remote transcriptionists retained by the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine / University Physicians & Surgeons (SOM/UP&S). It is granted in accordance with the SOM/UP&S HIPAA Security Policy "Email and Computer Mediated Communication of PHI."
SOM/UP&S makes use of transcription services provided in some
cases by transcriptionists who are located remote
This exception applies to transcriptionists who provide service to clinical departments of SOM/UP&S.
Details Concerning Computer Mediated Communication Permitted
This exception permits only the secure uploading of transcription
document files via specific web pages designated by DITMI and encrypted with
a 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate (example: http://musom.marshall.edu/surgerytranscription/).
Access to the directories containing files uploaded via this interface is
restricted to transcriptionists working within the
Granted by Michael J. McCarthy, SOM/UP&S HIPAA Security Officer,