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Telepsychiatry increases access to mental health care

Posted by Jenny Goldsmith on Dec 26, 2018 1:05:57 PM

There are not enough mental health clinicians in America to keep up with the demand for them. In an effort to combat this issue, healthcare providers are turning to screens and phones.

Telepsychiatry—mental health care via remote communication, such as computers and phones— is not a new practice in the behavioral health field.  For Regroup, a company headquartered in Ravenswood, telepsychiatry makes mental health services more accessible for individuals living in communities with a lack of clinicians.

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Expanding Behavioral Health Services in Indian Country

Posted by Jenny Goldsmith on Dec 26, 2018 11:48:13 AM

About American Indian Living

A one-hour weekly talk show focusing on health issues in Indian country, viewed in a holistic way in keeping with traditional Native perspectives, hosted by David DeRose M.D.

About this episode

Naveen Kathuria, SVP Partnerships and Compliance for Regroup, sat down with American Indian Living to share exciting developments in Telehealth that are making mental health services available and culturally appropriate even in remote locations. Jim Landelius, Oklahoma Conference Native Ministries Associate, rounds out the show with insights into perhaps the most atypical National Tribal Health Conference sponsor.

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40 Under 40: David Cohn - 38 | Founder and CEO | Regroup

Posted by Jenny Goldsmith on Dec 26, 2018 10:43:23 AM

 

Many of David Cohn’s life choices have been dramatic about-faces, such as when he moved to Guatemala from the U.S. to join the Peace Corps after college, or when he later left the nongovernmental-organization world to take a job at a global management consultancy, Corporate Executive Board.

Only recently has Cohn figured out how to marry his sense of purpose and pragmatism, founding telepsychiatry company Regroup in 2011. Regroup uses videoconferencing to bring counseling services to communities where counselors are scarce.

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[White Paper] 4 Steps for Rolling Out a Successful Telepsychiatry Program

Posted by Regroup on Dec 24, 2018 4:14:00 PM

 

"The U.S. is facing a nationwide shortage of psychiatric clinicians, and that shortage is expected to grow to an estimated 15,600 psychiatrists by 2025. At the same time, the growing opioid crisis, economic hardship and other factors mean patients need these services more than ever. Nearly one in five American adults is living with mental illness, which can lead to lower job productivity, physical co-morbidities and increased hospitalization risk if left untreated. It’s little wonder that psychiatrists are now No. 2 on the list of in-demand medical specializations – and telepsychiatry has emerged as an effective method to put more psychiatrists within reach of healthcare facilities."

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The History of Telepsychiatry: A Timeline

Posted by Jenny Goldsmith on Dec 14, 2018 8:43:00 AM

 

Telepsychiatry has made headlines in the mental health field over the past few years, as a rapidly growing number of organizations adopt it to improve care access. It may surprise some, then, to learn that telepsychiatry has been around more than 60 years.

As technology, regulations and public attitudes have evolved, so has telepsych’s ability to provide treatment, training and consultation to patients and medical professionals. Through the decades, telepsychiatry’s treatment efficacy for patients and efficiencies for healthcare organizations have kept pace every step of the way. Here, we take a closer look at the history of telepsychiatry in the United States.

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[Ask Regroup]: Julian Cohen, Chief of Quality and Clinician Services

Posted by Jenny Goldsmith on Dec 4, 2018 8:02:00 AM

With a career in behavioral health spanning more than three decades, Julian Cohen has been instrumental in shaping the way communities throughout the U.S. access mental health treatment. Before joining Regroup in February this year, Cohen most recently served as president of Teladoc Behavioral Health and, prior to that, CEO of Breakthrough Behavioral.

Here, Cohen talks about how Regroup works closely with healthcare organizations and telepsychiatrists to improve access and care through strong partner, provider and patient relationships.

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[Case Study] Advantage Health Centers - The Right Company, The Right Clinician: Flexibility helps an FQHC Achieve Telepsychiatry Success

Posted by Regroup on Nov 28, 2018 12:45:00 PM

When it comes to delivering behavioral health services, the ideal program looks different at every healthcare organization. For Advantage Health Centers, finding a telepsychiatry partner that understands its unique needs has been the key to success. 

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[Case Study] Corrections - Large Correctional Healthcare System Expands Care Access to Prisons with Regroup Telepsychiatry

Posted by Regroup on Nov 16, 2018 3:47:00 PM


As the U.S. faces a shortage of mental health providers, accessing clinicians can be especially challenging for correctional facilities. Prisons are often located in remote areas, and many clinicians are intimidated about working on-site. For these facilities, telepsychiatry can help to attract high-quality providers by enabling clinicians to work with patients from anywhere.

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LGBT Mental Health and Telepsychiatry [Recorded Webinar]

Posted by Regroup on Nov 15, 2018 12:58:40 PM

 

LGBT individuals in the United States continue to face significant challenges to accessing mental health services, due to a variety of factors, including discrimination at the social and legal levels, as well as prejudice within  health care  settings. Join Regroup as we discuss these challenges and the possibilities that telepsychiatry can offer to overcome barriers to mental health care for LGBT individuals.

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Sector Spotlight: Federally Qualified Health Centers

Posted by Regroup on Nov 13, 2018 10:04:00 AM

In communities across the country where wealth and medical care is scarce, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) can be a critical safety net to keep the neighborhood alive and well. These community healthcare centers provide access to medical, dental and behavioral health services, regardless of a patient’s ability to pay. Since most FQHCs operate in areas where quality mental health providers are in short supply, telepsychiatry can enable them to offer behavioral health services to underserved patients.

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