Frequently Asked Questions about the rmtConnect™ Telemedicine Systems
The information below addresses many of the questions we receive from IT folks, physicians, and others in health care organizations. If you have a question you don’t see answered, please email us or call 855-867-3040.
Questions have been grouped by topic, with IT and security questions up front.
In addition to the rmtConnect™ system and its components, you will need a broadband Internet connection and a device – a desktop, laptop or tablet.
Each person on the system will require 2 megabytes (Mb) per second of bandwidth for the best video / live sharing experience.
Yes! No one can view images or connect to your system until you send a URL via email or through your desktop icon. Once the recipient clicks on the email and requests login, you then authenticate the request (also called “approval authentication process”).
The rmtConnect™ platform audits and monitors session status without access to or knowledge of the content of the information exchanged between session participants.
The rmtConnect™ system delivers best-in-class security and meets existing and future requirements. The system employs token passing and video encryption.
The heart of the rmtConnect™ system, is by a permission-based network platform that, in conjunction with our MPA, allows for the secure transmission and receipt of video, audio and data between two or more interested parties in telemedical environments and markets.
The rmtConnect™ platform:
- Accepts session requests and invitations
- Validates requests, replies and acknowledgements
- Securely brokers session participants together within an Internet protocol session for the purpose of exchanging live data, audio and video.
- Monitors the session status, all without access to or knowledge of the content of the information exchanged between meeting participants
rmtConnect™ works on both Windows® or Mac® systems as well as most all popular browsers: Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome and FireFox.
Absolutely! Because it’s browser-based, you can view all images – LIVE -no matter which device you’re using. All you need is a broadband Internet connection.
The standard rmtConnect™ PRO and the rmtConnect™ PRO Expansion systems each allow 5 concurrent users – with the option to upgrade in stages to Unlimited. The rmtConnect™ LITE system allows three concurrent users with the option to upgrade to PRO for additional users.
Yes, most cameras are easily attached to any manufacturer microscope using a C-Mount. You do not need to change or buy new scopes to use the rmtConnect™ Telepathology system.
Yes, the system is designed to protect your investment and enhance your workflow. You do not need to change or buy a new ultrasound machine to use the rmtConnect™ Teleultrasound system.
You can wheel the rmtConnect™ with Wireless Gateway Device system into any room for instant decision making in live sessions.
Of course! You can add additional users, cameras, ultrasounds machines, and stations. The system also accommodates VoIP/Voice and Webcam Video with VoIP.
Absolutely! If required, you can purchase the rmtConnect™ Lite solution and upgrade to higher performing Pro and Pro-Expansion systems at any time. Only RMT provides clients an upgradable and expandable solution offering that protects your investment.
The implementation process is generally very easy – most organizations are up and running quickly. The system is very user-friendly and requires minimal training. RMT designs a custom Implementation and Support Plan for each system being installed. RMT and the client know that a given installation will be successful prior to the equipment arriving at the facility.
For organizations with complex IT systems / networks, we can work with you to phase in an rmtConnect™ system that includes multiple locations and components.
Remote Medical Technologies offers unlimited support for the first 30 days after installation. We also offer three packages with various levels of support to suit specific client requirements. Please contact your sales representative for additional information.
Yes, we offer “at-a-distance” remote training as well on site implementation and training. Please ask your sale representative for details.