Archive for October 31, 2015
With the emergence of telemedicine and telehealth, the healthcare world is changing. Health care professionals are beginning to recognize the benefits of telemedicine as it could potentially save U.S. companies more than $6 billion per year in healthcare costs. Already, 67% of health care professionals are utilizing some form of telemedicine or are planning to do so in the next few years. In addition to the economic benefits, telehealth may also be an effective way to help those with mental illness and mood disorders through telepsychiatry.
What is Telepsychiatry?
Telepsychiatry software allows a patient and psychiatrist to “meet” through video conferencing. Telepsychiatry software is also designed to ensure a hipaa compliant video conference or, in other