Compatible Video Platforms
Skype combines text, voice, and video to make an user-friendly communication platform. Users can connect one Skype account across all their devices – desktop, mobile, or tablet. Along with the ability to accommodate one-to-one video calls or group calls up to 25 people, Skype provides users with many other tools ranging from instant messaging, to file sharing, to screen sharing. Skype can also link up with an Outlook account so users can easily make a video call straight from their inbox.
Using Skype for Telemedicine
While on its own, Skype can only make calls to other Skype users, SimpleVisit’s patented technology ensures HIPAA-compliant video visits across multiple video platforms, allowing for incredible flexibility in terms of televisits. A patient using Skype on an iPhone can now connect with a doctor who is using FaceTime on a tablet.
How to Integrate FaceTime for Telemedicine
Rob Warlick | 3 min read | April 23, 2021During the public health emergency, direct FaceTime calls are permitted for healthcare. Outside of that waiver, SimpleVisit is the only HIPAA-compliant way to bridge in FaceTime and other video calling apps. With over 620...
SimpleVisit™ allows healthcare providers to deliver secure, branded care to patients over any device using Apple’s FaceTime, Google Hangouts, or Microsoft Skype. This service utilizes patented technology to connect healthcare providers and patients over common video communication applications. Call (877) 83-VISIT or email firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.