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HIPAA COMPLIANT VIDEOCONFERENCING PLATFORMS
In this week’s topic, we will be discussing about HIPAA compliant videoconferencing platforms.
In recent years, with no doubt technology has become a very important tool to communicate and share information with others all around the world using our smart phone devices and tablets, as well as our computers. Videoconferencing is one of the many technology platforms that is available in our web-culture that offers to its users beyond its audio capability, a visual interaction that brings people closer and makes the overall experience much more engaging and real.
Videoconferencing among its multiple applicability, is also being used in academia for distance supervision purposes, academic meetings, or in the mental health community by practitioners to reach out to clients who don’t have the capability either due to their geographical location or other factors (e.g., disability, etc.) to be present at the therapist’s clinical site for a one-on-one meeting. Note to therapists: Please check your State’s Licensure Board regulations and policies as it pertains to distance supervision and therapy.
So what are some of the HIPAA compliant videoconferencing telehealth platforms that can offer safety, reliability, and multi-layer security in every aspect?!! Below I am offering you a couple of suggestions of a few well known videoconferencing software available in the market: