Leveraging OhMD’s Secure Text Messaging Platform for Mental Health / Counseling

We know mental and behavioral health professionals text a lot.  Whether you’re a therapist, social worker, psychologist or psychiatrist, chances are you already text with patients and referring providers.  OhMD is a free, secure platform that offers the convenience of texting without the security risk.

Texting with patients:

In the counseling field, it’s imperative to be accessible to patients, and OhMD gives you an easy, HIPAA compliant solution to stay connected.  With OhMD mental health professionals can be accessible to their patients via text without giving out their personal cell phone numbers or incurring costly HIPAA violations.

OhMD allows you to communicate with your patients about everything from scheduling to crisis situations.  Use OhMD to confirm appointments, and give your patients an easy way to contact you if they need to schedule or reschedule an appointment.  For those times when a patient might text about a more clinically significant issue, we offer you the ability to save those conversations in PDF format to be added to the patient’s record.  And because our basic texting platform is free to use, you can improve efficiency without incurring additional overhead costs.

Texting with colleagues:

OhMD allows you to easily collaborate with other healthcare providers.  Text your colleagues to coordinate on a patient’s care plan, and stay accessible to referring providers.  OhMD’s HIPAA-compliant texting solution allows you to have meaningful conversations with colleagues about patient care without the risk of a HIPAA violation.

OhMD is a free texting solution…what exactly does “free” mean?

Free means free.   There are no in app advertisements or limitations on the number of messages you can send with OhMD. OhMD is available for download in the App Store or Google Play Store, so you can download the app get started today.

“I run my practice very lean.  OhMD allows me to better manage my schedule without the overhead cost of hiring additional staff.”

“My patients love that they have a way to text me, and I love that I don’t have to give out my personal cell phone number anymore!”