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

1-HOUR WEBINAR: Skype Alternatives

Skype. If you’re thinking about telepractice, you’re probably thinking about Skype.

During the webinar, Marlene M. Maheu, PhD, Executive Director of the TeleMental Health Institute, Inc.,  will describe the best practices related to using videoconferencing  for telemental health, distance counseling, telepsychiatry, telepsychology and online therapy. You’ll also get an invaluable list of 30 questions to ask each of your potential video vendors to accurate assess how they will meet your specific practice needs.

Event Details

  • Where: 100% Online
  • When: Fully recorded and available 24/7 after the event to review anytime for 6 months from registration date
  • What: Live & recorded event includes access, slides, handout and 1 CE Hour for most disciplines in most states

Learning Objectives

  • Explain why privacy protection is the #1 technology-related concern by practitioners, insurers, licensing boards and other government agencies
  • Describe 2 reasons that the use of Skype is not HIPAA-compliant
  • Identify 3 different HIPAA compliant alternatives to Skype for videoconferencing
  • 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

TMHI Faculty

Marlene M. Maheu, Ph.D.

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. For this webinar, she will be building on information she presented at the 2015 American Telemedicine Association Conference titled,”Delivering Great Care, Getting Paid, and Avoiding Legal Problems,” where she focused on startup mistakes most often made by telemental health businesses. She is a master at getting to the point and answering your questions with clear, actionable, evidence-based suggestions that will move you to your goal both quickly and accurately.

This program is for beginning and intermediate-level “telepractitioners” and “telesupervisors” wishing to deliver telemental health services in these disciplines:

DCC Webinar
  • Psychiatrists, Internists, Pediatricians, Gerontologists, Nurses, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners
  • Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Therapists, Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Speech Pathologists, Dietitians, Occupational Therapists, Behavioral Analysts, Substance Use Professionals
  • CEOs, COOs, Administrators, Billing & Coding Staff

Webinar Includes:

  • Webinar video recording
  • Presentation slides
  • Webinar handout
  • Access to the power and interactivity of the most cutting-edge technology available today for learning (login is required)
  • Ability to take your post-test and course evaluation online
  • Access to TMHI Community Forum to ask related questions
  • Program is approved for 1 CE Hour, applied toward state requirements for Legal/Ethical CEs with APA, NBCC and a variety of other CE-approval providing groups. (To confirm with your licensing board that they accept our CE provider status, you can find our provider information at If you have any questions, contact us.)
  • Printable course completion certificate for your licensing board
  • Full customer support
  • 100% money-back guarantee for 30 days!



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