Protect PHI on WOWs – Be Sure to Log out DNV Found Lapses with Unattended WOWs

Make sure you log out of your Workstation on Wheels (WOWs) when you’ve completed your work to keep protected health information (PHI) safe. If you stay logged in, unauthorized colleagues walking near the WOW can read the PHI displayed onscreen.

Here’s a tip if you step away for five minutes.

  • Use your employee badge to suspend your Epic session temporarily, hiding all PHI onscreen.

When you return within five minutes, use your badge to return to your Epic session and continue working where you left off.

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