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8 Things to Do Before Practicing Telehealth

Understanding the laws and regulations for telehealth can be difficult. Because laws and regulations for behavioral health services are different in every state you will want to be sure and call your state licensing board to learn about the specific rules and regulations in your state.

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Four Barriers to Mental Health Treatment and How Telehealth Combats Them

By Harrison Tyner

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. I have found that these barriers can be grouped into two categories: Practical and Emotional barriers. Inspiringly, telehealth has proven to be a viable remedy to these common issues. Take a look at these four common barriers and how telehealth has helped people overcome them….

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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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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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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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5 Ways Mental Health Providers Can Get Referrals Online

Driving client referrals for private practices can be difficult, especially if you don’t have an online presence. To make sure you're getting the most out of your practice and obtaining the referrals you need here’s five ways mental health providers can increase client referrals in a short amount

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5 Misconceptions about Telehealth

I have had many professionals often come to me over last three years with a negative attitude or misconceptions toward telehealth. Every time, I am able to rebuke even the staunchest nay-sayer. The reason being is that the people I was talking to simply had not done their homework and were making

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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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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: 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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