Hospital Chain Switches to Telepsychiatry for E.R., Inpatient Psych Consults
Sutter Health, a Northern California hospital system, is gradually rolling out a telepsychiatry program at all 24 of its locations to better meet patients’ needs and solve their psychiatrist shortage problem, especially at their most rural hospitals.
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Faster medicine: video calls bring psychiatrists to emergency room patients’ bedsides
Memorial Medical Center is using technology to broaden patient access to psychiatry services in emergencies.
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Kaiser Permanente Sees Good Results With Video-Based Telehealth
Researchers at California-based Kaiser Permanente analyzed 201,383 scheduled video visits between 2015 and 2017, involving 152,809 patients, and found that 93 percent of patients who responded to the survey said the connected care encounter met their needs.
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