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How Do You Train for Telepsychiatry?

Telepsychiatry – in the form of live interactive videoconferencing – has become a core tool of daily clinical practice. Many health care institutions and individual psychiatrists are using telepsychiatry in a wide range of clinical models and settings; however, implementation is occurring in uneven patterns across the country.

Current Trends in Child and Adolescent Telepsychiatry

Telepsychiatry is an innovative approach to extend the reach of child and adolescent psychiatrists and fill the gaps in care, particularly in rural or other underserved areas.

West Virginia Follows Trend of Individual States Advancing Telemedicine Policy

West Virginia state house delegates have recently approved a bill that its sponsors hope will expand access to mental and behavioral health medications. The Bill (HB-2509) allows for physicians to prescribe certain controlled substances via telemedicine using live video conferencing technology.

The Advisory Board Company Releases 2016 Telehealth Survey Results

The Advisory Board Company, a DC-based best practices law firm, recently released the results from its 2016 Telehealth Survey. Results indicate that clinicians are becoming more interested in using telemedicine to deliver services, and that telebehavioral, telemental, and telepsychiatry delivery models are trending upward.

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