Policies and Procedures

Listed below are links to IT-related policies, forms and other tools.

Computer Confidentiality, Operating, and Security Policies

Computer Privileges and Responsibilities
This policy applies to the use of all Vanderbilt University computing resources, including computer data networks and the resources they make available, as well as stand-alone computers that are owned and/or administered by Vanderbilt.

Information Security and Confidentiality Policies (Internal)
These information security policies are intended to support our compliance with current and future legislative, regulatory, and professional requirements

HIPAA References and Resources
The HIPAA Privacy Rule which went into effect April 14, 2003 established national standards to guard the privacy of a patient's protected health information (PHI).

Confidentiality Agreements
Faculty, staff, house staff, students, volunteers and certain visitors, as well as other who may have access to confidential information must sign the Confidentiality Agreement. The purpose of signing this agreement is to remind individuals of their responsibility to protect confidential information.

Vanderbilt Export Compliance
Each individual is responsible and held accountable for exporting information and items, within or outside of the US. Penalties for non-compliance are severe and can result in monetary fines, jail time, as well as termination.

Protection of PHI Information Operating Policy
To protect Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) protected health information (PHI) from accidental or intentional inappropriate disclosure while supporting reasonable work flow needs for timely access.

Protection of RHI Information Operating Policy
To protect research health information (RHI) from accidental or intentional inappropriate disclosure while supporting reasonable work flow needs for timely access

Tools

Microsoft Office Online Training and Tutorials
Free, self-paced training programs for Microsoft Office programs.

Cellphone Information
Cellphone vendors offering Vanderbilt discounts through Vanderbilt master agreement

Questions about Pagers
Contact information for assistance with pagers

Vanderbilt Voice Products and Services
Information about telephone services at Vanderbilt