- The MiChart Patient Portal (MyUofMHealth.org) should be used for communication between providers and patients. The portal has a limit of 5 MB per message.
- MiShare is best for file exchange, including the transfer of image files (screen shots, pictures, or scanned images/PDFs). MiShare can accommodate over 25 MB of data. Documents sent via MiShare stay on the server 5 days and then are deleted.
- U-M Box is for file storage, not transfer. M+Box can also accommodate a transfer of over 25 MB of data. Students, staff and faculty at the U-M are all entitled to have a 50 GB M+Box account.
Visit the Encryption - UMHS Policy 1-04-502 Guide page for more information regarding the transfer and encryption of sensitive information.