The Ultimate Guide to Telepsychiatry

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

Is telepsychiatry subject to specific guidelines and laws?

Telepsychiatry practitioners follow federal and state guidelines, such as the Ryan Haight Act for controlled substance prescriptions, and the COVID-19 public health emergency exemptions.

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How can telepsychiatry help during COVID-19?

The field of telepsychiatry allows individuals who are subject to shelter-in-place orders to get the mental health services they need without having to risk physical proximity near other individuals.

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What is telepsychiatry?

Telepsychiatry is a form of telemedicine that generally refers to the delivery of psychiatric assessment and care via telecommunication, typically using videoconferencing software.

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What are the benefits of telepsychiatry?

Telepsychiatry can be much more economically feasible for many individuals who are unable to afford mental health care. Telepsychiatry also brings mental health care to regions that are currently under-served, such as rural areas.

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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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How can telepsychiatry help your correctional facility?

Telepsychiatry allows your facility access to qualified, capable psychiatrists, including specialists in the field of incarceration, located anywhere around the country.

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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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How can Orbit Health help your forensic evaluations?

Orbit Health brings qualified expert witnesses directly to your conference room and courthouse.

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Job opportunities

Now hiring: Psychiatrists & Nurse Practitioners for telepsychiatry positions nationwide.

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