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.
Does working for the federal government allow you to see patients via telepsychiatry, wherever you are?
While there are no absolute contraindications to patients being assessed or treated using telemental health, you have to check with your supervisor — and any applicable administrative rules and trainings — for these rules.
What's the standard of care for telepsychiatry, compared to in-person care?
Telehealth is increasingly being adopted by providers, patients, hospitals, and clinics as a great way of providing access to much needed healthcare. But, there can be some uncertainty around what "standard of care" should apply.
Why are mental health problems pervasive in correctional facilities?
The rate of mental illness in prisons may be as high as two to four times greater than in the general public.
Do you see group therapy sessions on the horizon for telepsychiatry?
Telehealth is well-versed for group therapy, though it has been slower to take hold than one-on-one care
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 a provider start a telepsychiatry practice?
To start a telepsychiatry practice, you must be licensed by the state to practice, and meet the requirements of your practice. Ideally, you would have board certification in psychiatry.
How can I combat Zoom fatigue symptoms?
Videoconferencing can feel stressful. If you find yourself exhausted by all of the video calls, here are our 6 tips to combat Zoom fatigue symptoms.