• Notification: Important changes to access Clinical Follow-Me-Desktop (FMD) coming – Immediate action required

    Computers used to access the clinical FMD environment will be required to have a new software product called VMWare View installed in order to access the environment after March 29, 2017. 

     

    For University Owned Computers - On March 11, 2017, the Medical School IT department is deploying the required software to most university owned computers that need this software.  If your university owned computer does not receive this software, you may visit the IT SoftStore after March 17 to request an automatic installation of the software title “FMD Client”.

     

    For Student and/or Personally Owned Computers – Please visit this link to locate instructions for downloading and installing the software on your computer.

     

    For more information, please visit this website hosted by UMMHC.

  • Notification: Important changes to access Clinical Follow-Me-Desktop (FMD) coming – Immediate action required

    Computers used to access the clinical FMD environment will be required to have a new software product called VMWare View installed in order to access the environment after March 29, 2017. 

     

    For University Owned Computers - On March 11, 2017, the Medical School IT department is deploying the required software to most university owned computers that need this software.  If your university owned computer does not receive this software, you may visit the IT SoftStore after March 17 to request an automatic installation of the software title “FMD Client”.

     

    For Student and/or Personally Owned Computers – Please visit this link to locate instructions for downloading and installing the software on your computer.

     

    For more information, please visit this website hosted by UMMHC.

GoToMeeting

GoToMeeting makes it easier to organize and participate in online meetings. Travel less and accomplish more.  

Schedule meetings in advance, or schedule a future meeting. Collaborate on documents, deliver presentations, perform product demonstrations and securely share confidential information from anywhere, at any time. Additional features include:

  • Cross-Platform
  • Allows up to 25 Participants
  • High Definition Capabilities for up to 6 participants
  • Firewall Friendly
  • Desktop Icon For Quick Initation
  • Integrated Audio (Choose beteeen Phone and (VoIP)Voice over Internet Protocal or both)

Account Management

There are 2 different kinds of accounts available for GoToMeeting:

  1. Dedicated Accounts:  Dedicated accounts will be set up using the “umassmed.edu” email account of an individual. This person will be able to schedule meetings at his/her discretion.
  2. Generic Accounts:  Generic accounts will be set up using a generic departmental email account and password. A generic account is tied to a functioning email box which requires someone to manage; this is the role of a Group Manager within GoToMeeting. To find out more about the Group Manager role and options for managing generic accounts, please refer to the decision-making guide.

Contact the UMMS Help Desk at umwhelpdesk@umassmed.edu to request an account.

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