Telemedicine is all about accessibility, and providing patients who seek care dependable medical attention quickly and efficiently. Because of the apparent benefits of telemedicine, this technological healthcare initiative is taking off in a rapid manner. In fact, within the United States, the
Within the United States, 1/4 of adults can be diagnosed with one or multiple disorders in a single year, including depression, eating disorders, anxiety, and ADD/ADHD. Children are suffering too, with an estimated 1 in 5 diagnosed with a major debilitating disorder in either the present or past.
Telehealth platforms can be used in a wide variety of healthcare and clinical settings, such as in schools, without replacing in-person treatment. The National Association of School Nurses (NASN) believes that “telehealth technology may be used to augment school health services” (NASN.org).
More than 500,000 returning war veterans were diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in 2012. In light of Memorial Day two weekends ago, it is essential to continue focusing on our veterans and on the quality of healthcare that returning veterans receive.
Is telemedicine software and/or telemedicine video conferencing the solution to mental health treatment for U.S. inmates? Mental health care in prison is a tricky topic. In many cases, it is severely lacking. More importantly, prisons and jails that want to improve don't know the best way to do it.
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.
As of today, the longest standing proponent of telehealth and telemedicine continues to be the United States Department of Veteran Affairs (VA). Here’s three ways the VA is assisting veterans through the use of telehealth applications.
You’ve probably seen the term “telehealth” floating around everywhere from mental health related articles, online counseling sites, or just about any healthcare news outlet. If you haven’t, consider this blog post a brief introduction to the boundless world of telehealth.
So you are all set to have an online session with a client. Here are five items to check off your list to ensure your session is a successful one.
In the world today people are often beset with the challenge of obtaining the mental health treatment they need. There are several barriers that pervade through people's lives that lead to them to miss out on this treatment.