VA’s home telehealth program cares for 35,000 patients and is the largest of its kind in the world. According to the department’s plans, it would grow to $163 million in fiscal 2011, more than twice the $72 million spent in fiscal 2009.
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For a glimpse into the immediate future and how mobile apps will soon permeate modern life in the US, have a look at this eye-popping video!
As many of you know, I’ve been working toward developing such guidelines since 1995, largely through repeated efforts at the American Psychological Association.
Guidelines Approved for Delivery of Remote Mental Health Services
The internet has been an important source of information for individuals and families since it became widely available several decades ago. But it was the availability of broadband access to the internet which has been one of the most important …
As a health care provider, I’m concerned that so many large and small websites are now offering “ask-a-doctor” type services, and claiming that their practitioners are “licensed.” I’m writing this blog to pose these questions: Does their licensure signify that …
The American Telemedicine Association has been pivotal since the election of President Obama in educating members of Congress and Senate of the facts and figures related to the substantial savings documented for decades by research using a wide variety of healthcare technologies.
Concurrently, standard ethical requirements promulgated by most professional mental health associations point to the need for professionals venturing into new areas to undertake