The Ultimate Guide to Telepsychiatry

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

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Resources for getting clinical help — for patients and family members.

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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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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.

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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

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.

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What hardware and apps should I use for telehealth visits for those with hearing impairments?

Consider using this computer equipment, hardware setup, and apps, for your telehealth and telepsychiatry visits.

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

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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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