Google Hangouts/Google Hangouts Meet

                   The following information will get you started with your Google-based options.

With the relaxed HIPAA regulations for COVID-19, Google Hangouts can be used as your conferencing tool.

I am a regular Google user (non-Google-Suite)

Regular Google users can use Google Hangouts for video conferences.

  1. Click https://hangouts.google.com/
  2. Click the hamburger button in the upper left corner to open the menu, then select Help & Feedback.
  3. There you can find key articles on things like:
    Run a systems test
    Start a chat with a patient
    Start a video call
    Note: Clicking the video icon on the main Hangouts page (https://hangouts.google.com/) opens the Google Hangouts tool.



I am a Google Suite user

Google Suite users are routed to the Google Hangouts Meet conference tool.

  1. Click https://meet.google.com/
  2. Click https://support.google.com/meet/?hl=en#topic=7306097 for instructions regarding system requirements, how to start and join video meetings, and so forth.
    Note: Clicking the Start a Meeting button on the main Google Meet page (https://meet.google.com/) opens the Google Hangouts Meet tool.