Sphere Joins with GenieMD to Enable Safe and Secure Telehealth Payments

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Leading fintech company integrates with telemedicine solution to deliver secure payments for virtual health and wellness visits.

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As telemedicine is now a vital component of health care delivery, we are proud to partner with GenieMD,” said Steve Rizzuto, Chief Executive Officer of Sphere.

Sphere, a leading provider of end-to-end integrated payments and security software, today announced it has teamed up with GenieMD, a global provider of telemedicine solutions, to offer secure payment acceptance through the GenieMD platform.

GenieMD is a HIPAA compliant, cloud based, mobile-first telemedicine platform that features video conferencing, secure text messaging, chronic care management, EMR integration, and now payment processing. Integrating Sphere payment processing technology with the GenieMD platform will facilitate transaction processing without adding barriers to care for patients, while significantly reducing scope for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS).

Benefits of the GenieMD and Sphere integration include:

  • Mobile friendly—the GenieMD iVisit app lets patients locate a physician, complete a clinical visit and pay for the visit from the palm of their hand
  • Compliant—uses a Premium Hosted Payment Page for online payments to separate payment card data from provider environments
  • Secure—supports tokenization for safe recurring payment cycles and batch activity
  • Flexible—features a portal to access customizable reporting, batch transaction uploads, and more

“As telemedicine is now a vital component of health care delivery, we are proud to partner with GenieMD,” said Steve Rizzuto, Chief Executive Officer of Sphere. “Our combined strengths in healthcare and e-commerce alongside GenieMD’s innovative telehealth platform deliver a complete solution for providers of all sizes.”

“GenieMD prides itself on its commitment to offering a fully integrated, turn-key experience to patients, providers and enterprise business partners,” said Soheil Saadat, Ph.D., founder and CEO of GenieMD, Inc. “Our relationship with Sphere expands that capability and reaffirms GenieMD’s best-in-class status in the rapidly growing telehealth vertical.”

About Sphere
Sphere is a software and financial technology company providing integrated solutions that reduce friction and facilitate better and more secure commercial interactions with customers in specialized vertical markets, primarily healthcare, non-profit, transportation and education. Sphere’s integrated payments technology and security software enable its clients to process payments in a way that is highly secure and compliant; integrated with their core business software; omnichannel to accept payments anytime, anywhere; and processor-neutral. Sphere’s partner-centric focused payments solutions serve small, midsize and enterprise level businesses and software companies in the U.S., Canada, and Australia. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn. For news and thought leadership, visit the Sphere Blog.

About GenieMD
GenieMD, Inc. is an award-winning, global provider of telemedicine solutions. It offers a convenient, cost-effective, easily accessible platform to connect patients and providers around the world. Its targeted evidence-based intake questionnaire followed by a secure video consultation makes the process seamless and cost-effective for patients and efficient for providers. Maximizing the potential of cloud computing, big data, artificial intelligence and mobile technologies, GenieMD is transforming health care to provide the best and fastest care to patients, when they need it most. To learn more about GenieMD, visit http://www.geniemd.com.

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