Close

telemedicine

Benefits of Telepsychiatry

Telepsychiatry is the process of providing health care from a distance through technology, often using videoconferencing; Use of video conferencing equipment to conduct real time mental health consultation between a clinician and patient; vTelepsychiatry involves providing a range of services, including psychiatric evaluations, therapy (individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy), patient education and medication management.

Convenience:

Telepsychiatry allows patients to receive specialized behavioral health treatment from the comforts of their communities.

Quality of care:

Telepsychiatry offers greater continuity of care and an increased range of mental health services for patients.

Increased access:

Telepsychiatry overcomes barriers to psychiatric care such as distance, cost, and availability.

Privacy:

The Telepsychiatry platform is HIPAA-compliant, using secured encryption, for security.

The interactive electronic systems used in Telepsychiatry incorporate network and software security protocols (encryption) to protect the confidentiality of patient information and audio and visual data.

Transparency:

Telepsychiatry patients have access to annotations and personal electronic health records.

Simplicity of use:

All you need to get started is a computer or tablet with a browser and webcam, and a few minutes.