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This HIPAA-compliant telemedicine service lets medical pros work remotely amidst coronavirus outbreak

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What you need to know

  • Doxy.me is a telemedicine service that meets several compliance guidelines, including HIPAA and GDPR.
  • Medical professionals need to follow guidelines while communicating with patients remotely.
  • Doxy.me has a page dedicated to using its service during the coronavirus pandemic.

As more professionals work remotely due to coronavirus (COVID-19), it's important to make sure to use the right tools. Medical professionals need to meet compliance guidelines for security, identity protection, and other safety measures to ensure patients' data is protected. Doxy.me is a telemedicine solution that meets compliance guidelines from HIPAA, GDPR, PHIPA/PIPEDA, and HITECH.

In addition to being compliant with important guidelines, Doxy.me doesn't require people to download a program. It also has a free tier so people can use it during the coronavirus pandemic without additional cost.

The video above breaks down some of the ways that Doxy.me is compliant with guidelines. For example, conversations are not recorded or stored, and the service uses 128-bit encryption.

Doxy.me also has a page dedicated to using its service during the coronavirus pandemic. It goes over how telemedicine options allow medical professionals to stay connected to patients over distances and other barriers.

Sean Endicott is the news writer for Windows Central. If it runs Windows, is made by Microsoft, or has anything to do with either, he's on it. Sean's been with Windows Central since 2017 and is also our resident app expert. If you have a news tip or an app to review, hit him up at sean.endicott@futurenet.com.

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  • Is there anything to help the 27 million Americans who don't have health insurance? What happens if they get sick?