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Using Telehealth to Better Balance Supply and Demand of Psychiatry – Infographic

Despite how common mental health concerns are, less than half of those with mental health concerns seek treatment, either because they choose not to or are unable to. Those who are not able often face barriers such as insurance, limited mental health providers and a disconnect between primary care and mental health services.

Telepsychiatry is a proven medium for increasing psychiatric capacity at single facilities and across entire systems. Through telepsychiatry, more people than ever can have access to mental health care. Investing in telehealth supports the goals and objectives of health plans, allows plans to meet regulatory demands and results in better overall health of members.

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Telepsychiatry 101 | What Healthcare Organizations Need to Know

Telepsychiatry is a proven medium for increasing psychiatric capacity at single facilities and across entire systems. Through telemedicine, your organization can access psychiatric coverage without the recruiting, logistical and financial burdens that the onsite provision of those services would require. This white paper covers everything organizations implementing telebehavioral health need to know to make the most of this exciting development in health care service delivery.

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