Telepsychiatry Benefits

Telepsychiatry-Sheltered in Place or Mobilized for Change?

Written by Dr. Mia McNeil, Director of Clinical Nurse Practitioner Services The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged our healthcare infrastructure in many ways. It also challenged the way we historically delivered healthcare services on a mainstream level. Just two months ago, mental health professionals across this nation were instantaneously thrust into the virtual world of telepsychiatry. …

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Telepsychiatry Can Help Your Business

5 Ways Telepsychiatry Can Improve Your Business

Beyond increasing access to care in your community, adding a telepsychiatry program to your facility can also have a positive effect on the business side of your care center. With technology changing the way we give and receive healthcare, keeping up with advances in technology and communication is essential to staying competitive and increasing access …

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Telepsychiatry Solution

Not Locum Tenens: How Telepsychiatry is a Long-Term Solution

One of the most common assumptions made about telepsychiatry is that it’s a temporary solution for meeting the increasing demand for mental healthcare. This assumption is based on the idea that telepsychiatry sessions are less effective than in-person sessions. However, after partnering with community mental health centers and building a network of clinicians from across …

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Correctional Mental Health

Mental Health Care in Correctional Facilities

According to the Treatment Advocacy Center, In 44 states, a jail or prison holds more individuals with mental illnesses than the largest remaining state psychiatric hospital. Every inmate has the right to adequate medical and mental health care; however, due to overcrowding, lack of funding and outdated treatment laws, many inmates go without the basic …

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Integrated Care telepsychiatry

Integrated Care in the Primary Care Setting

Primary care settings have become the first place many individuals seek out or receive behavioral health care. To meet these needs, especially in under served communities, many primary care providers are integrating behavioral health services into their practice. The use of integrated care is a means of improving the overall quality of care while also …

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How telepsychiatry works

How Telepsychiatry Is Solving The Psychiatric Shortage

As time goes on, the implications of the psychiatric shortage predict rising statistics in both substance abuse and suicide. The answer to addressing these alarming rates not only lies with policy and legislation but also with utilizing available technology to reach more people in need. Telepsychiatry has proven to be a viable way of bridging-the-gap …

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Telepsychiatry in the correctional system

Telepsychiatry in the Correctional System

Correctional psychiatry is a highly specialized area of medicine that is often misunderstood and almost always underserved. innovaTel recognizes the need for experienced correctional mental health care professionals who understand these complicated and challenging environments and prioritize high-quality care for incarcerated individuals and strong communication with correctional staff.  This past spring, Dr. Keelin Garvey, a …

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Telepsychiatry

Enhancing Timely Access to Psychiatric Care

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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