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WEBINAR — Skype & HIPAA-Compliant Alternatives: 30 Key Questions to Ask a Videoconferencing Vendor

04-29-2016 11:35 AM CET | Health & Medicine

Press release from: TeleMental Health Institute Inc.

WEBINAR — Skype & HIPAA-Compliant Alternatives: 30 Key Questions to Ask a Videoconferencing Vendor
San Diego, California – 05/25/2016

Skype. If you’re thinking about telepractice, you’re probably thinking about Skype.
Yet multiple national professional associations have published statements warning about the dangers of using Skype for behavioral practice. Behavioral practitioner use for affordable professional video conferencing services?

Dr. Marlene Maheu will give an update on HIPAA-compliant alternatives to using Skype. She’ll fascinate you with the realities of online practice while outlining the pros and cons of HIPAA compliant alternatives to Skype. In this webinar with Dr. Maheu, you’ll learn 30 key questions to ask a videoconferencing vendor.

From the convenience of your home or office, this webinar will:
Explain why privacy protection is the #1 technology-related concern by practitioners, insurers and government agencies
Describe reasons that the use of Skype by healthcare professionals is not "HIPAA-compliant”
Define "audit trails” and describe why are they important
Define "breach notification tools” and describe why they important
Identify different HIPAA compliant alternative videoconferencing technologies
Explain what it means to have a "Business Associate” agreement and how to get a company to sign one
Explain how adherence to HIPAA & HITECH are relevant to both state law and ethical codes
Help you find HIPAA-compliant alternatives to Skype
This program is for beginning and intermediate-level “telepractitioners” and “telesupervisors” wishing to deliver telemental health services.

Dr. Maheu has been a leader in telemental health since 1994. With four textbooks, dozens of book chapters and journal articles to her name, as well as having educated more than 15,000 clinicians, she is in a unique position to guide you or your organization in finding a maximally profitable niche in this rapidly expanding market.

The TeleMental Health Institute’s webinar, “Skype & HIPAA-Compliant Alternatives: 30 Key Questions to Ask a Videoconferencing Vendor” is available live on May 25, 2016 at 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific time. This event is being offered for $35 and includes the recording of the event which you can access anytime you want, webinar handouts, presentation slides, and 1-CE Hour for most behavioral disciplines. Register today at http://telehealth.org/webinars/.

The TeleMental Health Institute, Inc. is specialized in behavioral telehealth consultation, training and staffing. It is dedicated to providing support for planning, launching and thriving with telepsychiatry, telepsychology, distance counseling, online therapy, and behavioral telehealth and mhealth. TMHI’s team of experienced consultants can help you with planning, reimbursement, technology choices, legal and ethical risk management and staff development/placement. TMHI also consults with start-up technology companies seeking to develop new verticals in the behavioral health space. Contact: http://telehealth.org/contact

The TeleMental Health Institute, Inc. is specialized in behavioral telehealth consultation, training and staffing. It is dedicated to providing support for planning, launching and thriving with telepsychiatry, telepsychology, distance counseling, online therapy, and behavioral telehealth and mhealth. TMHI’s team of experienced consultants can help you with planning, reimbursement, technology choices, legal and ethical risk management and staff development/placement. TMHI also consults with start-up technology companies seeking to develop new verticals in the behavioral health space. Contact: http://telehealth.org/contact

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