How COVID-19 Impacted Telepsychiatry Patient Volumes

With a year marked by shelter in place orders and the rise of a mental health crisis in America, patient volume data closely paralleled many of the events of 2020. Our team collected and explored the data in this report.

How did COVID-19 impact telepsychiatry patient volumes? In this white paper, you will learn: 

  • The impact of COVID-19 on telepsychiatry patient volumes
  • How the headlines compared to the data
  • The mental health crisis and psychiatric patient surge 
  • Next steps and guidance for hospitals in 2021 and beyond

The coronavirus pandemic brought renewed focus on the importance of mental health services. Telemedicine and telepsychiatry will continue to play a pivotal role in providing access to care in 2021 and beyond. 

Among other findings, our data revealed that telepsychiatry consults saw increases ranging from 38% to 105%.

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