telehealth

Telepsychiatry: The Convenient Online Psychiatrist

2019-08-13T16:53:41-04:00

So what is telemedicine? Essentially it is medical care over video conferencing similar to Skype. Except instead of Skype doctors use regulated software to secure patients’ privacy. With the oversight of HIPAA (the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996), encrypted programs allow for total confidentiality.

Telepsychiatry: The Convenient Online Psychiatrist2019-08-13T16:53:41-04:00

Teletherapy Saves Time

2018-10-19T17:17:18-04:00

Teletherapy Saves Time For some, the difference between psychiatrist and psychologist is unclear. Put simply: psychiatrists deal with medications while psychologists do therapy sessions. A while ago we discussed telepsychiatry. That entails prescription management plus occasional consults, all through videoconferencing. However telepsychology/teletherapy involves regular meetings between patient and therapist. Getting to the doctor for a [...]

Teletherapy Saves Time2018-10-19T17:17:18-04:00
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