Secure text messaging app: HipaaChat

HipaaChat is yet another app that can be used for text messaging between portable devices and also contains security measures that comply with HIPAA regulations. This app is middle-of-the-road in terms of functionality. Convenient features included in the free version:

  • Security: 256-bit encryption, optional PIN lock
  • Voice and video calls
  • Send photos and audio: not video
  • Unknown Message lifespan: not set by user, in our trials several days
  • Group messaging
  • Push notifications: only one alert tone.

iTunes Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hipaachat-lite/id642738088?mt=8

Google Play Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tapestrytelemed.hipaachat.android.v3&hl=en

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