Skype & HIPAA Revisited

Skype & HIPAA Revisited

Skype as an issue continues to intrigue many mental health professionals considering telepractice. Regardless of the many discussions of the evidence-base that legitimizes the use of technology in mental health, or of the new guidelines being promulgated by leading...
HIPAA & SKYPE (ePHI vs PHI)

HIPAA & SKYPE (ePHI vs PHI)

There seems to be continued confusion about whether or not Skype is HIPAA compliant. Please allow me to post some of the additional requirements under HIPAA and let you consider if you are compliant when using Skype. First, there are the “rules” under...