A current trend in telemental health is the use of “platforms” for delivering and managing services. Platforms are integrated services that include multiple features for telemental health pros besides just the basic video calling. The question is: do you need one for your telemental health practice? Or is a piecemeal approach to your tech the […]
On June 3rd (2016), we were lucky enough to get a presentation on telemental health from Jay Ostrowski. You can view the whole thing here (no reg or payment required.) He didn’t just talk about telemental health, though! Being as close to the machine of change as Jay is, he dropped some pretty big pearls […]
A phone line for your practice that costs ZERO dollars? Sounds too good to be true. With HIPAA, it might be… or it might not?
After October 1st, the American payment card industry is switching to “EMV” chip cards, which require you to have new gear. Do you need to get it now?
Windows 10: so great that Microsoft skipped Windows 9 to get right to it! It appears, though, that in the rush to get it out there, Microsoft may have overlooked a few privacy issues (or maybe they did it on purpose?…) Windows 10 is built to be very integrative with Microsoft’s online servers. The default […]
Some claim that electronic records are safer than paper because of encryption. This statement is at once totally right and dangerously wrong.
When I started practicing, I didn’t even want to put records on my computer. Now I frequently recommend putting everything you can on the cloud. Here’s why.
Electronic health records are certainly the future for keeping records, but how do they fit in to the current world of mental health practice?
Google will now give a Business Associate contract for Gmail, Drive, and Calendar for business. Does this mean health care folks can use those products now?