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Increasing Access to Mental Care with Telepsychiatry
By James Varrell, M.D. The United States is facing a severe shortage of psychiatrists, in which 55 percent of counties nationwide currently have no psychiatrists available, according to a new report. This shortage is impacting the country’s health care system, particularly for primary-care doctors, who increasingly have to assume these roles to treat mental or behavioral health conditions.
Expanding Access to Mental Health Care
Telepsychiatry: Comprehensively Addressing Behavioral Health Across the Care Continuum
Written by Scott Baker, MBA, Business Innovations Manager, InSight Telepsychiatry. “Today’s hospital and health system executives increasingly recognize the importance of a “connected community”—one that proactively supports the overall physical and behavioral health of patients throughout the care continuum. These models provide the optimal framework for improving outcomes and lowering costs within evolving value-based arrangements.
Olivia Boyce Speaks at MHA’s 2017 Conference
Olivia Boyce, marketing and communications manager at InSight Telepsychiatry, spoke at the Mental Health America (MHA) 2017 Annual Conference held in Washington, D.C. She discussed the mental health landscape in Montana and then presented on an innovative telehealth program that the MHA of Montana Chapter is using to bring increased access to mental health care to this underserved state
Webinar: More Referral Options for EAPs with Telepsychiatry
In today’s busy, on-demand world, more employers are offering online services to employees so that they can meet with a psychiatry or therapy provider remotely from home or another private space. Telepsychiatry is the application of telehealth specifically to psychiatry, mental and behavioral health services through online video calls and appointments. Learn more about this rapidly growing psychiatry and behavioral health post-program referral resource in an upcoming webinar designed especially for EAPs.