MedChat is a secured messaging platform specially tailored for the Medical Community. Its easy to use and works just like most popular messaging and chatting apps you use, but in a highly secured platform, protecting the patient's Personal Health Information (PHI) which is a prerequisite for HIPAA compliance. And more than that, its free! Be on the safe side and dont put your practice into jeopardy, get MedChat now.How does it work?Like most popular messaging apps, you can send text message, attach images, video or audio, create groups and additionally, create folders. For instance a group can be related to a particular patients care and the members are all medical professionals who are involved in the patient's care. You can assign group administrators, invite members in the group and all the functions you are familiar with using other popular messaging apps, however, we made the platform secured at all levels, from the App installed in your mobile device until it reaches your recipient. All message history are logged by default and message history can be retrieved. It uses app passcode for extra protection or Touch ID authentication for devices with Touch ID support as another layer of protection. Data encryption is implemented at all levels. Data is encrypted in the App as well as in the backend server. App accesses the server using secured authentication.You can also send scheduled messages. For example, you want to send a message next day morning, you can already write the text in the evening and schedule it to be sent tomorrow morning so you can rest well and no worries of waking up too early to send those important messages. Features summary: Works with your phones existing contact list. Shows which of your contacts already has MedChat and you can add them to your chats or groups. Personal Health Information (PHI) is more secured than other popular messaging app Uses app passcode or Touch ID for App protection. Encryption: data is encrypted at all levels, in your phone until it reaches your intended recipient. Send scheduled messages. Create the message now, send it at a later time. Create multiple groups and assign an administrator Create Folders to organize your many groups. Folder acts like a grouping of your groups and is very handy when you want to organize groups by places, departments or lifestyle. Send attachments such as video, audio, images. Text to speech read out and speech to text. This is handy for people on the go.About HIPAA complianceMessages and settings reside on a secured server. This can only be accessed by a unique username and password with prior authorization. Messages resides on your phone, it is known that Mobile phone theft is a leading cause of HIPAA breaches, therefore we made the App more secured than other typical messaging Apps. For double protection, we've added TouchID authentication for devices with TouchID or alternatively use App passcode. Data encryption is implemented at all levels. Data is encrypted in the App as well as in the backend server. App accesses the server using secured authentication.If phone gets lost, just call support and they will lock out your login credentials and the App won't be usable. Furthermore, there's an audit trail because theres complete documentation and recording of each message from message originator to the recipient/s.