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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.