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One Doctor: Five Counties

One Doctor: Five Counties How Telepsychiatry is Bringing Mental Health to the Heartland Central Kansas Mental Health Center (CKMHC) is a community mental health center serving more than 91,000 people across central Kansas. In September 2016, CKMHC began working with InnovaTel Telepsychiatry to help increase access to psychiatric care for consumers living in the rural …

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INNOVATEL’S ON-BOARDING PROCESS: A KEY TO TELEPSYCHIATRY SUCCESS

By: Jonathan Evans, President and CEO   One thing that we are proud of, and something our customers frequently ask about is: “how our on-boarding process works”. Implementing telepsychiatry requires a thoughtful, smooth on-boarding process. Not only is the clinical team adjusting to a new psychiatry provider, but sometimes need to learn new workflows, and …

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Enhancing Timely Access to Psychiatric Care for Mental Health Facilities

innovaTel Telepsychiatry is a clinician owned and operated telepsychiatry company that collaborates with community-based providers of care. We are fortunate to have a leadership team with decades of experience in the community mental health environment. The challenges we faced at our community behavioral health clinic reflected the national psychiatric shortage including: Access to Care: The …

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Visit to Rikers Island

Our Director of Forensic Psychiatry, Dr. Keelin Garvey, joined June Binney and several other correctional representatives from Massachusetts for a tour of Rikers Island’s mental health programs. Ms. Binney is the Director of Criminal Justice Diversion for NAMI Mass, and serves on the NYC Department of Correction’s Crisis Intervention Team Advisory Board. Dr. Garvey and …

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One must-do fix for addressing the opioid epidemic

Fifty-six years ago, President John F. Kennedy challenged our country to land on the moon, which led to technological breakthroughs improving health, including the CAT scan and programmable pacemakers. Today, we should embrace new technologies to improve mental health and treat addiction with the same sense of urgency. In fact, the final recommendations of the …

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