Tag: Skype HIPAA compliant

4 Reasons to Think Twice About Using Skype for Telehealth

Alarmist articles on Skype security risks for telehealth abound. The question is whether using Skype for telehealth really poses that serious of a security problem? Psychiatric Times weighed in on the issue with a well-cited article Telepsychiatry: The Perils of Using Skype, co-authored by the executive director of the TeleMental Health Institute, Marlene…

Don’t Even Think About Skype For Health Care

Skype is not the tool for telehealth and telemedicine where HIPAA compliancy is a concern or any application where you care about security. Skype has always been close about whether it keeps decryption keys and Skype security and privacy concerns have grown since its 2011 Microsoft acquisition. In a recent…

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