Nefsis Online Video Conferencing Chosen by
TeleHealth for Web-based Platform for Telepsychiatry
Cloud-based technology provides
an affordable, readily
accessible telemedicine technology
SAN DIEGO — September 8, 2011 — Online services innovator
Nefsis® announced today that Secure TeleHealth has selected
Nefsis cloud-based multipoint HD (high definition) video
conferencing technology for its Telepsychiatry Platform solution.
Secure TeleHealth uses business-grade videoconferencing technology
provided by Nefsis, off-the-shelf PC-based equipment, and an
Internet connection to provide clinics and behavioral health
practitioners a high quality, encrypted platform for Telepsychiatry.
Telepsychiatry is the application of telemedicine to the field of
psychiatry. Because its practitioners do not need to touch their
patients to treat them, telepsychiatry has become one of the most
successful of all the telemedicine applications.
Psychiatrists can now use their PC's and webcams to provide
assessments, therapy, and to conduct med checks with their clients
via an online video conferencing service from Secure Telehealth.
Physicians may connect from any location, including their
professional offices or from their homes.
have found that cloud-based video conferencing is an especially
cost-effective service delivery method for rural Medicaid clinics
to improve community access to mental health services,” said
Jim Mountain, president of Secure TeleHealth.
Cloud computing technology makes telepsychiatry as accessible as
any other online service. All the heavy processing occurs on shared
resources in the
cloud, making it less expensive and easier to maintain for
the customer without the financial risk of installing on-premise,
hardware-based infrastructure such as video-specific routers,
gateway and collaboration servers.
“Cloud-based online video conferencing allows behavioral
health care providers the ability to increase efficiency, reduce
travel costs, and improve the process of providing care, making
it a game-changing technology well suited for this market,”
said Steven Peltier, Nefsis Chief Executive Officer.
About Secure TeleHealth
headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, provides a complete,
web-based, secure platform for telepsychiatry over the Internet. The
company also provides real-time user support for all endpoints, as
well as customer assistance in complying with HIPAA regulations and
practice guidelines for video-conferencing-based Telemental Health
published by the American Telemedicine Association (ATA).
For more information, please visit
http://www.securetelehealth.com or call (412) 837-9320.
Headquartered in San Diego,
California, Nefsis is a technology specialist in video conferencing
software and cloud computing online services. The Company’s
global cloud provides multipoint HD video and advanced collaboration
tools to business, government and educational customers in more
than 45 countries worldwide. Compared to previous generations of
infrastructure hardware solutions, such as video routers, MCUs
and gateways, the Nefsis cloud-based offering is less expensive,
automatically maintained, and easier to expand.
For more information, please browse the Nefsis website or
call +1 (858) 715-0970 in the Americas or +44 (0) 870 224 0415
in the UK and Europe.
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