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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Psychiatric boarding is when a mentally ill resident is detained, often in a hospital emergency department, while waiting for proper psychiatric treatment. This white paper discusses the unique problems psychiatric boarding is causing in Washington state and several ways that telepsychiatry could help ease the pressure on Washington emergency departments.
Telepsychiatry, or psychiatric care provided through real-time videoconferencing, is a widely used medium for bringing psychiatric care into locations with limited access to mental health professionals. Telepsychiatry is allowing individuals to access behavioral health services like never before.
In this white paper, telebehavioral health leader James R. Varrell, M.D. details exciting developments he foresees for the telepsychiatry industry.
Telepsychiatry is a proven medium for increasing psychiatric capacity at single facilities and across entire health systems. This white paper will discuss strategies for implementing system-wide telepsychiatry programs that help to keep individuals out of the hospital emergency departments and help reduce re-admissions for those who do end up there.
Thinking about offering telebehavioral health care services? Telepsychiatry in general is a lifestyle choice with benefits including no commute, schedule flexibility and the ability to work from home. This white paper covers additional reasons why our providers offer care through telebehavioral health.