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Blackboard Collaborate is a web conferencing system for educators that allows moderators to interact with participants through chat, video, polling, audio, application sharing, web tours and PowerPoint presentations.
Any Collaborate session can be recorded and distributed after the session has ended for asynchronous learning opportunities.
Follow these steps to begin using Collaborate at UCSF:
The upload or use of protected health information (PHI) into Blackboard Collaborate sessions is prohibited and is a violation of HIPAA Privacy and Security. Penalties for HIPAA violations may be significant. This is inclusive of any patient data, e.g., name, email address, videos or images of patients, and any other data containing any identifiable patient information.
If you have any doubt, stop and contact the HIPAA Privacy Office at (415) 353-2750. Visit the UCSF HIPAA website for additional information.