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Telepsychiatry Practice

Supplementing Your Practice with Telepsychiatry

Supplementing Your Practice with Telepsychiatry Opportunities to work remotely in the healthcare field are hard to come by; however, with the increase in demand for timely access to psychiatric care across the country, telepsychiatry has quickly become a great way for mental health clinicians to work remotely while helping underserved communities. Working Remotely as a …

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Healthy Workplace

Create a Healthy Workplace Culture that Values Mental Health

At innovaTel, we understand the importance of fostering a work environment that our employees and clinicians can thrive in. Working in the behavioral health field also makes us more aware of the effect that a work environment, good or bad, can have on an individual. With the conversations about mental health becoming less taboo, there …

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Mental Health & Primary Care

Mental Health Screening & Treatment in Primary Care

October is National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month. This month we reflect on the importance of early intervention and the positive effect it can have on a patient’s long-term well-being. In addition to screening, there are further opportunities to integrate mental health treatment into primary care via collaborative care. While collaborative care is something …

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Mental Health Stigma

Mental Health Stigma

Mental Illness Awareness Week & World Mental Health Day: Fighting the Stigma Each year, millions of Americans (47.6 million adults in 2018) experience the reality and challenges of living with a mental health condition. Mental illness affects everyone directly or indirectly through family, friends or coworkers. Although mental illness is so prevalent in our country, …

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Integrated Care & Telepsychiatry

How to Establish a Successful Telepsychiatry Program

With the behavioral health workforce shortage, community mental health centers often experience the challenge of not having a large enough team to meet the high demand for psychological evaluation and treatment. If this sounds like your organization, you may be wondering how you can successfully set up a telepsychiatry program to meet the needs of …

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Patient Satisfaction and Telepsychiatry

How Do Patients Really Feel About Telepsychiatry?

How do Patients Really Feel About Telepsychiatry? We are often asked, “how do patients feel about telepsychiatry” and “how does it compare to traditional in-person sessions?” The short answer to this is that we have found an overwhelming majority of patients have had a positive experience with telepsychiatry. However, there are a lot of factors …

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Health Center

National Health Center Week: The Positive Impact innovaTel Partners Have on Their Communities

National Health Center Week: The Positive Impact innovaTel Partners Have on Their Communities August 11th-17th is National Health Center Week. The goal of National Health Center Week is to create greater awareness of Health Center programs, the work they do and how they do it. innovaTel partners with community health centers across the country to …

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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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Q&A with innovaTel Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Dr. Ashby has been a telepsychiatrist with innovaTel for almost five years. In this interview, he sat down with Lauren Lashbrook, Director of Strategic Partnerships, to discuss his experience as a telepsychiatrist and what the transition looked like for him from running his own private practice to becoming a full-time telepsychiatrist. Just wait until you …

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Eating Disorders - How innovaTel Telepsychiatry Clinicians Help Patients Heal

Connection Between Perfectionism & Eating Disorders

How Our Clinicians Help Patients Heal Despite Modern Day Pressures National Eating Disorders Awareness Week is observed this week February 25th thru March 3rd. At innovaTel Telepsychiatry, our behavioral health clinicians specialize in a variety of subjects including eating disorders and understand just how difficult and nuanced the treatment can be. This month we reflected …

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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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