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Telemedicine: There’s an App for That

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

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America’s Mental Health Care System is in Crisis. Telepsychiatry Could be the Answer

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.

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The National Association of School Nurses Promotes the Use of Telehealth Services

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).

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Telehealth Platforms Can Reduce PTSD Symptoms in Returning War Veterans

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.

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Telepsychiatry May Be The Answer To Mental Health Treatment In U.S. Prisons

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.

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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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3 Ways the VA is Using Telehealth to Assist Veterans

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.

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What is Telehealth and Why Should We Use It?

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.

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Online Therapy Done Right

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.

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Four Barriers to Mental Health Treatment and How Telehealth Combats Them

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.

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