Tag: telepsychiatry

Telemedicine To Treat Sleep And Mental Health

If you don’t get a good night’s sleep regularly, you are at risk from developing mental health issues. For instance, you are 50% more likely to get depression if you have insomnia. Having difficulty getting to sleep, having your sleep patterns regularly disrupted, or simply not getting enough sleep is also linked…

Telemedicine As a Solution To Improve Physician Health – Peter Yellowlees, MD (UC Davis)

About Speaker Dr. Yellowlees is Vice Chair for Faculty Development and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California Davis. He is the immediate Past President of the American Telemedicine Association and a member of the American Psychiatric Association and University of California’s workgroups on Telepsychiatry. Dr. Yellowlees is an…

ER Telepsychiatry – Rudolfo Zaragoza & Kimberly Lopez (Vituity)

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Implement Telemedicine Into Your Practice – Anisha Patel-Dunn, DO (Pacific Coast Psychiatric Associates)

After completing their psychiatry residency training at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, Drs. Anisha Patel-Dunn & Udi Zaken co-founded Pacific Coast Psychiatric Associates in 2006. A multi-specialty outpatient mental health practice, PCPA is composed of over 60 providers and has become the largest private outpatient group practice in…

Bringing Telepsychiatry to SNFs- Jen Amis (Encounter Telehealth)

Jen Amis is President & CEO of Encounter Telehealth, a behavioral healthcare provider offering behavioral healthcare services to long term care communities.  Previously, she founded and managed Statim, a telehealth company providing remote patient monitoring services.  Jen has more than 20 years of management experience in telecommunications, venture capital and healthcare. She earned a…

How To Make Cash-based Telepsychiatry Work For You – Chris O’Brien (TherapyWorks)

Dr. H.R. Christopher O’Brien, is the founder of TherapyWorks.Tv – a pioneering private telepsychiatry and pharmacy consulting group. He is a board specialist in Psychiatric Pharmacy, and an Advanced Practice Pharmacist. He is also an original co-founder of the Bio-Behavioral Consultation Clinics and has consulted for the Regional Center system…

Making Telepsychiatry Sustainable – Samir Malik (Genoa Telepsychiatry)

Samir Malik is currently the Executive Vice President and General Manager of Genoa Telepsychiatry, the largest outpatient telepsychiatry provider in the country. Samir came into this role through the acquisition of his company, 1DocWay, a New York City-based telepsychiatry company, which he co-founded and served as CEO. The company expands…

Children’s Telemental Health Services To Increase Engagement and Access- Christine Certain (CHSFL)

Christine Certain, serves as the Senior Director of Clinical Impact and Business Development at Children’s Home Society of Florida. A leader in innovative healthcare solutions, she oversees clinical partnerships to increase efficiencies and drive the impact of health services. Ms. Certain led the implementation of telehealth business lines with more…

How to succeed at cash-based telepschiatry: 10 Worst Fears That Never Came True — Christopher O’Brien

Join our guest Chris O’Brien, PharmD as we discuss why he decided to go completely virtual and cash-based. Learn how he has built a thriving private practice and how he overcame his worst fears about doing telepsychiatry. Get practical tips on finding the right tools and technology, navigating telehealth regulations,…

Tips to jumpstart your telemedicine program for addiction — Jeremy Martinez MD, Matrix Institute on Addictions

Addiction treatment is expected to grow to a $42 billion business by 2020. Like the rest of healthcare, addiction facilities are turning to telemedicine for potential ways to enhance treatment and recovery for people. However, adoption has been slowed by implementation costs, confidentiality regulations, telemedicine reimbursement, providers’ unfamiliarity with technology,…

How Telepsychiatry Will Revolutionize the Emergency Room

telepsychiatry Most ERs do not have a psychiatrist on staff, and yet one-eighth of all hospital emergency visits require mental health diagnoses. Most emergency rooms are set up to deal with physical emergencies, traumatic injuries, and acute conditions. They’re not so ready to deal with psychiatric emergencies such as bipolar or…

Oklahoma Doctor Gets Busted for Using Skype for Telemedicine

Guest post: Mike Stinebiser, medical technology sales and business development at AirInSpace. Just as the September 23 enforcement deadline of the new HIPAA rules arrives, The Oklahoman reports a case of a doctor who did not take heed of state health regulations for practicing telemedicine.  Dr. Thomas Trow is being disciplined…

A VSee Telepsychiatry Story

Summary:  VSee user Dr. Russell E. Brown shares how VSee has helped him successfully practice telepsychiatry. Last week I got to speak with neurologist and psychiatrist, Dr. Russell E. Brown from Atlanta, Georgia.  He is the Program Director of Avenia Behavioral Management and works with elderly patients suffering from such issues…

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