Using FaceTime for Telemedicine
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There seems to be a general assumption that common commercial video clients, such as Apple’s FaceTime, are automatically disqualified from use in telemedicine. This misguided perspective is likely due to fear of compromising HIPAA regulations on privacy. The following White Paper addresses this assumption and definitively affirms that FaceTime can be “HIPAA Compliant.”
As the use of telemedicine applications increase in the United States, so does the concerns and regulations regarding patient privacy. Consumer demand for improved access and convenience to healthcare has resulted in a surge of technology innovations that must promise a secure exchange of patient health information.
For telemedicine solutions including video visits, a major challenge is utilizing a reliable, secure, yet intuitive video client or network connectivity. Most televisit or video conferencing solutions center around a proprietary platform or software application that can control the exchange is encrypted and within federal regulations.
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