Category: News

Why Every Therapist in Private Practice Needs a Telehealth Option

Today we have Evan Center of The Center Institute weighing in on why every provider should use telemental health. Evan has a successful practice in Bozeman, MT counseling adolescents and also coaches other therapists on how to optimize and grow their practices through her Institute.

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Infant Suffering Life-Threatening Disease Survives, Thanks To Telemedicine

The benefits of telemedicine are plentiful. In the case of then seven-month-old MaLea Fox, the relatively new practice saved her life. The infant suffered from a 102.4 degree fever, among other troubling symptoms. Perplexed by the exact cause of the baby's ailment, the doctor at Columbia Memorial

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Has Traditional Medicine Met its Match?

One of the biggest advancements in medical technology is telemedicine. Telemedicine video conferencing allows patients to see their physicians without facing obstacles like child care, transportation, or obtaining time off of work. The telemedicine market earned $240 million in revenue in 2013

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Technological Advances Are Facilitating Telehealth

There are two main forms that telehealth applications take: real-time communication (synchronous) and store-and-forward (asynchronous). Real-time communications are frequently used to consult with a remote specialist, but they can also be used for interpretive and educational purposes.

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How Telehealth Improves Patients’ Lives

Telehealth (also known as telemedicine) is a broad term used to describe the delivery of various health-related services and information using telecommunications technology. It includes remote patient monitoring, remote specialist consultation and counseling via videoconferencing. Telehealth is

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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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[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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