Monthly Archives: July 2018

Telepsychiatry is Effectively Combating America’s Doctor Shortage

The United States is currently experiencing a serious dearth in psychiatric doctors. This la

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Ethical Practice and Risk Management for the Mental Health Professional in the Age of Telehealth

As new telehealth and telemedicine technologies begin to emerge in the behavioral health care space, mental health providers will want to stay aware and informed regarding the opportunities and the challenges presented by telehealth.

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Fighting Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

With autumn settling in over the northern hemisphere, winter can’t be far behind. The daylight hours are already noticeably shorter, and colder temperatures are settling in, too. While the cold and dark are enough to make many of us a little gloomy, there is a small percentage of the population

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Adopting Telehealth Software into Your Practice

Almost everything in life—be it at home, the gym, or the office—is all about clearing the next hurdle. If you are reading this article, it’s presumable that you are in the middle of or about to face the adoption hurdle. The good news is, with the right strategy, this hurdle can be an easy one.

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[WeCounsel] Receives Award from CHA Startup Awards

On October 9th, 2014, WeCounsel was awarded the Healthcare Excellence Award. According to the CHA Startup Awards website, “This recognition is extended to a visionary startup that sought to solve a systemic problem facing either doctors or patients in the healthcare industry.” Judges for the awards

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Understanding the Medical Licensure Compact and What it Means for Your Practice

Telemental health's principle value is in allowing providers to reach consumers regardless of geographical distances. As liberating as this feature is for providers and consumers alike, it brings with it potentially serious repercussions. Treating across state lines is a logistical and legal

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5 Ways to Grow Your Private Practice Online!

Every business owner wants to grow their business. The type of person who starts their own business is seldom the type of person who is okay with letting that business move forward at the same rate year after year. While there are many ways to grow your private practice, today we’ve put together

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Telehealth: A Competitive Advantage for Employee Assistance Programs

Employee Assistance Programs or EAPs have been in existence since the 1960's, providing critical behavioral health services to employers and their employees. Today the EAP industry is well saturated with a myriad of solutions the employer can select from. The question has become: How do EAPs stay

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Next Generation Healthcare for Higher Education:

Behavioral Healthcare in Higher Education is increasingly more difficult for schools to manage.  With the recent uptick seen in on-campus crisis, the emphasis on student mental health has never been stronger. Let's explore some of the issues at hand, and look at how telemental health will

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Telehealth and the Future of Healthcare

America’s healthcare system is undergoing some of the most significant changes since Medicare and Medicaid and I’m not just talking about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. With the advent of video conferencing technology and the persistence of treatment barriers, such as access and

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