Telebehavioral Health Teams in the ED
How to Establish a Successful Hospital-Based Telepsychiatry Program
“How long will it take to set up? When can we launch it?”
These are the most common questions when jump-starting a telepsychiatry program. As telehealth adoption increases across hospitals and health systems, stakeholders should be cautious of unrealistic timelines and silver bullet solutions that don’t grasp the nature of behavioral health challenges within your community.
Quality behavioral health care remains frustratingly out of reach across America. With few psychiatrists available in many parts of the country, this lack of coverage comes during a time when many of these services are needed now more than ever. Against this backdrop, the need for innovation in practicing quality mental health care is resoundingly clear.
[On-Demand Webinar] Telebehavioral Health Across the Continuum of Care
Join the American Telemedicine Association and Geoffrey Boyce, CEO and Dr. Hossam Mahmoud, Medical Director of InSight + Regroup, as they share the latest perspectives on telebehavioral healthcare and the elements of providing these needed services across the continuum care in today’s modern and evolving landscape.
Telepsychiatry 101 White Paper
Telepsychiatry is a proven medium for increasing psychiatric capacity at single facilities and across entire systems, and has been found to be as effective as in-person care. Through telepsychiatry, organizations can access psychiatric coverage without the recruiting, logistical and financial burdens that the onsite provision of those services would require.
Federally Qualified Health Center Delivers Quality Behavioral Healthcare with Integrated Telepsychiatry
Established in 2006, the Whiteside County Community Health Clinic (WCCHC) in Rock Falls, Illinois, was created to answer a long-standing need for medical, dental and behavioral healthcare among county residents.
Telepsychiatry’s ability to provide behavioral health services across a multitude of care settings has been a game-changer in addressing the critical shortage of psychiatrists and other clinicians in the U.S while delivering quality care efficiently and effectively.
What can we expect in 2020 and beyond? To find out, we asked more than 500 healthcare professionals across 48 states about their current and future telepsychiatry plans, revealing how many are leveraging telehealth solutions to meet both patient and organizational needs.
Based in southern Oregon, Cow Creek Health and Wellness Center operates two clinics that provide a full suite of healthcare services to the Umpqua tribe and surrounding community. Like many Native American communities, however, Cow Creek found itself with a significant need for mental health professionals – and no effective way to meet the needs of its members.