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Death of George Floyd Invites Us to Heal Injustice

Death of George Floyd Invites Us to Heal Injustice

The recent painful and traumatic events of injustice and loss that has been heard, felt, and seen around the world are a call for each of us to be part of the solution towards a lasting peaceful healing. It is time to wake up and heal the injustice to create a world with a new consciousness of inclusiveness, understanding, fairness, respect and love.

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Pandemic, Trauma and Telehealth

Pandemic, Trauma and Telehealth

Safety is absolutely necessary to promote the healing of undigested traumatic experiences, and VTConnect is a secure telehealth tool that supports this type of engagement with one another while providing the safety of a secure HIPAA compliant connection.

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Are Zoom, Facetime, and Google Hangouts Secure for Telehealth?

Are Zoom, Facetime, and Google Hangouts Secure for Telehealth?

When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) relaxed telehealth laws and the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) announced leniency on non HIPAA-compliant penalties for the COVID19 emergency, health practitioners scrambled to transition to online telehealth. Now, those looking to uphold the same level of safety and security for their patients as they achieve in person are becoming increasingly concerned about privacy and protection, and what happens to the information exchanged during sessions.

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Doctor doing teleheatlh on cell phone

What is the future of telehealth? Is it here to stay?

If you’re wondering this as you bring more of your practice online, you aren’t alone! To answer these questions, let’s dive into the three types of telehealth: The first is video conferencing. This uses audio and video to conduct telehealth sessions. Patients and health practitioners can hear and see one another over an electronic device.

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