5 Tips For Building a Successful Telepsychiatry Practice

Get best practices for starting and growing your own telepsychiatry practice, and set yourself up for success. Learn:

  • What are some of the legal and regulatory factors you need to consider when practicing telepsychiatry?
  • What are some of the standard operating procedures and protocols that can be implemented?
  • How do you choose and manage the right technology?
  • What are some of the clinical considerations you need to make?


Edward Kaftarian, MD, is an internationally recognized expert in the field of Telepsychiatry and the Vice-Chair of mental health for the American Telemedicine Association. He is co-Author of the APA and ATA’s “Best Practices in Videoconferencing-Based Telemental Health.” Previously, Dr. Kaftarian was Chief Executive of Telepsychiatry for the Statewide California Correctional Healthcare Services, where he built the largest correctional telepsychiatry program in the world. Dr. Kaftarian is board certified in General Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, and Addiction Medicine. Dr. Kaftarian is currently the Chairman and CEO of Orbit Health, a national leader in telepsychiatry services.