How do I make sure I responsibly use eVisit and what security safeguards should I have in place?

• Use a strong password with a minimum of 8 characters or more, including upper and lowercase characters, numbers and symbols. 

• Notify Novari through the technical support line of any concerns, incidents or breaches or privacy and/or security that occur during the use of the platform. 

• Do NOT use a shared family email or cell phone to participate in this project. The emails and cell numbers may be used to exchange information such as details about upcoming appointments. 

• Always lock your device if you leave it unattended, particularly if you are logged into the software. 

• Never include any personal information or personal health information in an unsecure email or text message. We encourage you to use secure facilities when using the portal to exchange details of your personal health information. 

• Use a current web browser that supports encryption, and ensure that it is up-to-date. 

• Install and maintain anti-spyware, anti-malware, and anti-virus software to detect new threats. 

• If your device is on a wireless network, ensure that the router settings are secure (encrypted), and that your router is password protected. 

• Be suspicious of emails asking for any personal information or personal health information. 

• Consider clearing your browser cache before logging into the platform to eliminate copies of web pages that have been stored on the hard drive. 

• Store your paper health information records in a secure place.