The Ultimate Guide to Telepsychiatry

Ask us anything telemental health, telepsychiatry & Orbit Health's services for healthcare organizations.

How does telepsychiatry work for forensic evaluations?

A brief primer on how telepsychiatry works for forensic evaluations.

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What services does Orbit Health offer?

Orbit Health provides telepsychiatrists for community outpatient & inpatient services, addiction treatment centers, emergency departments & crisis centers, skilled nursing facilities & assisted living, and forensic evaluations & testimony.

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Is telepsychiatry as effective as in-person sessions?

Research shows that telepsychiatry is just as effective as in-person, face-to-face care. Many patients, in fact, find that psychiatric treatment via videoconferencing is less intimidating or embarrassing.

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Why choose Orbit Health for your correctional facility?

Led by the world’s leading experts and pioneers in correctional telepsychiatry, Orbit Health has specialized knowledge, skill, and experience to provide the finest quality of services to jails, prisons, juvenile detention centers, and forensic hospitals.

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How can forensic telepsychiatry help your case? Which forensic issues?

In many cases, forensic evaluations and testimony can be accomplished remotely via videoconferencing. Forensic telepsychiatry makes sense, and it saves time and money.

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Has research been done to prove forensic telepsychiatry works? What’s the evidence base?

Yes, telepsychiatry has been comparable to in-person care among inmates in jail, prison, and correctional facilities. Video visits with telepsychiatric evaluations are used used to treat inmates with a variety of psychiatric illness in a range of severity, including severe mental illness.

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How can Orbit Health provide COVID-19 psychiatry services?

Orbit Health Telepsychiatry can solve your psychiatry staffing problems. The greatest strength of Orbit Health is that we tailor our services to meet the unique needs of your setting.

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Can medication be prescribed via telepsychiatry?

Yes. Our licensed providers are able to prescribe medications for patients they diagnose and treat remotely.

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