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Direct-To-Consumer Online Therapy Services
A Reference Guide by Open Minds. In the past ten years, the use of telehealth technology has increased with the availability of high quality video connection and virtually ubiquitous internet access. With this rise in technology has come the development of on-demand direct-to-consumer telemental health, available either through video or text messaging. This type of service has the potential to disrupt the traditional health and human services model as facility-based provider organizations cannot compete with the lower cost and increased affordability of these organizations.
How Telepsychiatry is Carving Out its Healthcare Niche
By Rajiv Leventhal from Healthcare Informatics. It was nearly 20 years ago when a clinician (non-psychiatrist) brought up the notion of telepsychiatry to James Varrell, M.D., a licensed psychiatrist himself who at the time didn’t know much about the telemedicine subsector. “This was 1999 and it was like voodoo to me,” Varrell says, adding that after that conversation he needed to do his due diligence and research.
Telepsychiatry: Delivering Convenient and Private Behavioral Health Services
By S. Barry Doan, MSW. From busy schedules to fear of stigma, employees can face many barriers to seeking help for mental health conditions like depression. Telepsychiatry may be an effective strategy for overcoming such challenges.
Joel Friedman, PhD, Presents at OPEN MINDS
September 2017 | On Wednesday, August 15, the clinical director of CFG, who is also uses Inpathy, will present during the session called Using Technology to Improve Consumer Engagement: A Look at Successful Models for Engagement. This session will feature “Getting Ahead of the Curve: Layering Home-Based Telehealth into an Existing Outpatient Mental Health Clinic” presented by Joel Freidman, PhD.
Olivia Boyce Speaks at MHA’s 2017 Conference
June 2017 | 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