The Ultimate Guide to Telepsychiatry

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

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How does telepsychiatry work for forensic evaluations?

A brief primer on how telepsychiatry works for forensic evaluations.

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Can you get reimbursements for video devices for patients who don't have a computer or smartphone?

Getting reimbursements for video devices vary depending on your work setting. Look to your workplace's patient support services, local and state government funding programs, and federally-supported services.

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What is #endthecycle? Why provide mental health care throughout the legal system?

At Orbit Health, we are determined to disrupt the cycle of mass incarceration of the mentally ill by inserting telepsychiatry at every stage of the criminal justice system.

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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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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 does Orbit Health provide mobile response teams?

Orbit Health’s innovative mobile response team works with local law enforcement agencies to provide alternatives to arrest and incarceration for those suffering from mental and emotional difficulties.

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How can I improve the telehealth experience for those with hearing difficulties or who are deaf?

Workflow tips, including staff to troubleshoot audio quality, involving a sign language interpreter, and sharing your screen

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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