How Telemedicine Psychiatry Addresses Mental Health Access Issues

American Well

Telemedicine psychiatry, also called telepsychiatry, is helping patients across the country gain access to mental healthcare services. Children’s Omaha is now seeking to scale up their telehealth partnership with American Well due to the success of its telemedicine psychiatry program.

Verily researchers, former FDA commissioner call for device sensors, data analytics adoption in psychiatry

Mobi Health News

Psychiatry has long stood as one of the more subjective areas of care, but new technologies and large-scale data generation and analysis may offer a more quantifiable approach to mental health treatment.

Virtual scribes are game-changers for physicians

KevinMD

Tech Health IT PsychiatryToday was like no other day. It was our first day together. Me and my "virtual" scribe — an actual person who seems to "virtually" to exist inside of a Jabra speaker on my desk and so subtlety that I forgot to mute a few times when not seeing patients.

Is your smartphone leading to burnout?

KevinMD

Tech Health IT PsychiatryBurnout and dealing with its symptoms has become a hot topic in the last decade. It’s a problem that has multiple contributing factors. Some of those factors are thrust upon us and are beyond our control, such as government regulations.

3 ways tech innovation can fight physician burnout

KevinMD

Tech Primary Care PsychiatryAccording to published reports, over 50 percent of doctors are burned out. The reason? They are overwhelmed by payment and quality rules as well as poor information technology. It’s no secret that physicians spend long hours seeing patients.

A psychiatrist’s perspective on the digital pill

KevinMD

Tech Medications PsychiatryOne of my readers, Natalie, wondered about my thoughts about the digital pill. My initial reactions were similar to several of those who were interviewed for the article.

Treating Mental Health through Telehealth: Understanding Physician and Consumer Willingness

American Well

Blog behavioral health consumer telehealth telebehavioral health telehealth telemedicine telemedicine psychiatry telepsychaitryApproximately one in five adults in the United States has a mental illness, 1 but only 41% of those with a mental illness receive the necessary treatment.

A Q&A on Telehealth for Mental Health with Dr. Lindsay Henderson

American Well

Blog behaviroal health mental health telebehavioral health telehealth telemedicine psychiatry telepsychiatryWith one in five U.S. adults experiencing a mental illness each year, but only about half receiving treatment, it’s important that we work to increase awareness for the different options that exist for individuals seeking care.

Study: App-backed intervention led to nonsignificant decrease in teen suicide attempts

Mobi Health News

Suicide attempts were less frequent, albeit nonsignificantly, among adolescents who received an inpatient suicide intervention supported in the following weeks by a specialized app, according to a new study published in The American Journal of Psychiatry

Study: online therapy program reduces MS patients' fatigue

Mobi Health News

A study recently published in the BMJ’s Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry found that a digital interactive therapy tool designed for multiple sclerosis patients, Gaia’s Elevida, was effective in reducing MS-related fatigue

Study: Immersive VR therapy reduces individuals' fear of heights

Mobi Health News

An investigation published yesterday in The Lancet Psychiatry found that automated cognitive intervention delivered via sessions with a consumer-grade virtual reality headset effectively reduced individuals’ fear of heights, and was generally well received by those participating in the study

Small study links behavioral, neural changes in ADHD boys receiving video game intervention

Mobi Health News

A recent small study published in Nature’s Translational Psychiatry journal observed a change in the brain networking and behavior of boys receiving a video game-based treatment for ADHD.

How our 'digital footprints' are changing mental healthcare

Mobi Health News

Every patient experiences mental illness differently, but as technology becomes more ingrained in people’s lives, it’s easier to track behavior and how that correlates to mental health, John Torous, MD, co-director of digital psychiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center said today at Mad*Pow's Health Experience Design (HXD) Conference in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Addressing The Mental Health Access Gap Through Texting and Virtual Care

Electronic Health Reporter

By Justin Hunt, MD, MS, head of psychiatry, Ginger. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

Ransomware Mental Health

Telebehavioral Health Institute

The Minnesota-based Associates in Psychiatry and Psychology announced that it was targeted by a strain of … Read more.

How New Advances In Brain Technology May Revolutionize Behavioral Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

They’re also relatively new in the history of psychiatry, and their advent is allowing us to more accurately diagnose and treat those who suffer […]. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

Network in the Big Easy on Bourbon at ATA 2019

Enzyme Health

Close For Clinicians For Employers Telehealth Jobs Family Medicine General Practice Emergency Medicine Internal Medicine Nurse Practitioners Family Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Psychiatry / Mental Health Hospitalist Dont see your specialty?

Telehealth helps one hospital reduce ER overflow hours from 1,700 to 148

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Since launching tele-psychiatry, the emergency department has reduced length of stay for psychiatric patients by approximately 70%.

Teletherapy is closing the provider gap in rural North Dakota

Clocktree

Once a week, psychiatry residents training at the University of North Dakota treat rural residents across the state by video chat. There is a nationwide shortage of mental health services, but this shortage is even more pronounced in rural states like North Dakota. In response to the shortage, the state has boosted telemedicine as an option for mental health care.

Psychiatrists, internal medicine doctors see biggest jumps in compensation packages

FierceHealthIT

Physicians in two in-demand specialties—psychiatry and internal medicine—saw the biggest jumps in compensation packages offered in 2017. Psychiatrists, the ninth most frequently placed provider by The Medicus Firm, showed the greatest jump in total average compensation package offers accepted by physicians placed last year, according to the national healthcare recruiting company

March 2019 Telemedicine News

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Exciting Announcements from SEARCH2018!

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

Dr. Yellowlees is Vice Chair for Faculty Development and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California Davis. Dr. Yellowlees is an experienced speaker, media commentator, and author who has written and produced over 180 video editorials on Psychiatry for Medscape.

Healthcare Just Got SMAC’ed – Accenture’s Post-Digital Era for Health

Health Populi

For good background on the promise of digital phenotyping for mental health, s ee this article by Mindstrong’s co-founder Dr. Thomas Insel in World Psychiatry ). Social, mobile, analytics and the cloud now underpin the health care industry.

Burnout and Stress Prevention for Physicians and NPs

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Guide to Telemedicine Prescribing for Providers

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Study: Physician Specialties Engaged with Telemedicine

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Psychiatry. Editor’s Note: Payers and providers have shed fears about the deployment of services. In addition to improving and expanding patient service, the vast financial benefits makes telemedicine consults a makes payers eager to gather more research on closing the telehealth gap.

9 Best Telemedicine Newsletters You Should Be Reading to Keep Up With the Industry

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Best Telehealth Podcasts for Healthcare Professionals

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Simplifying the Telehealth Industry: Types of Telemedicine Companies

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Lead article in influential journal proposes weaving participatory medicine into clinician education

Society for Participatory Medicine

It’s the lead article of an annual special issue of International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine (IJPM). The Society for Participatory Medicine advocates for transforming the culture of care, so we watch for signs that the culture is changing.

5 Niche Telemedicine Specialties That Might Surprise You

Enzyme Health

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Telemental Health Gets Its Moment

American Well

A study published in February 2015 by the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry noted that depression is the leading cause of disability for U.S. Telehealth for behavioral health is sometimes referred to tele-mental health, tele-psychiatry, tele-behavioral health or tele-therapy.

Guide to Practicing Telemedicine While Living Abroad

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Telemedicine Battles Opioid Epidemic

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Because many residents in the rural southeast don’t have easy access to psychiatry services, many providers are looking to telemedicine. Offer remote psychiatry at local clinics. Editor’s Note: The opioid epidemic is a real concern for health plans and providers. BHM understands the importance of how data management can be key to helping prevent opioid addiction. Click here to learn how we can help you.

October 2018 DSM-5 Update

TheraNest

The American Psychiatry Association (APA) has released a short list of codes that impact the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). DSM-5 Codes Changes in 2018.

Guest Blog: Growing Rural Health Access with Telehealth – by Ryan Kelly, Mississippi Telehealth Association

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

Tele-psychiatry services help to connect patients with psychiatrists for treatment of all types of behavioral health needs. The majority of Americans, particularly in the southern United States, receive their healthcare through rural health facilities.

The Future of Digital Health – Views from Inside the Industry

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

Matt McCormick with Forefront Telecare tells us that his organization is able to provide a variety of psychiatry services not offered elsewhere because of digital technology.

American Well Receives NCQA Certification with a Score of 100%

American Well

Under Dr. Antall’s leadership, Online Care Group will expand to new specialties this year, including pediatrics, dermatology, and psychiatry. By Sarah Natoli.

Mental Health Awareness Month: Telehealth Addresses Escalating Needs

American Well

A study in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry found that tele-psychiatry is just as effective as in-room psychotherapy regimes. Mental Health Awareness Month has a nearly 70-year history of informing the public about one of the biggest medical issues affecting the country.

Telehealth in Rural Areas: How Health Systems Deliver Better Access to Care

American Well

To address this issue, Children’s Omaha implemented pediatric psychiatry telehealth in rural areas across the state. Approximately 62 million Americans —or one in five people—live in rural areas, while only nine percent of all physicians practice in these settings.