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Emergency and Consultation-Liaison Telepsychiatry
Learn how emergency rooms, physicians, and clinics provide telepsychiatry to their patients, e-Psychiatry delivers the best in emergency and consultation-liaison telepsychiatry.
Emergency telepsychiatry delivered by videoconferencing has the potential to improve patient care in many settings. Emergency telepsychiatry has become popular among hospitals but can also be used at general practitioners or urgent care facilities. Emergency departments will use telepsychiatry as a way to avaoid the high costs associated with locum tenens physicians or staffing a regular full time psychiatrist. When a patient is seeking treatment for a certain mental illness at a primary care physician’s office, the doctor can dedicate a room where the patient can consult with the psychiatrist though video conferencing on-call or at a specified appointment time. This can free up valuable time for doctors while still generating a profit from the patient that is seen. Emergency telepsychiatry provides much needed care in rural areas by improving access to psychiatric care.
e-Psychiatry has become a leader in providing telepsychiatry programs for ER’s, physicians, NP’s, urgent care clinics and other providers. If you would like to start a telepsychiatry program at your practice/facility or would just like more information about the services above; you can go to www.e-Psychiatry.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Let your patients receive the best possible mental health care they can get through telepsychiatry!