Becker's Review Evolution of TelePsychiatry: From Alternative Back-Up Modality to Mainstream Necessity

A presentation by TeleSpecialists TelePsychiatry Service Line Medical Director for Becker's Hospital Review

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed telepsychiatry from an alternative back-up model reserved for rural and underserved settings to a mainstream necessity used across the industry.  

During this webinar, Dr. Bedynerman will discuss the evolution of telepsychiatry over the past six decades.  She will also share data outlining why telepsychiatry is a necessary tool of the present and an essential component of psychiatric care in the future. 

Learning Objectives

  • Discus the evolution of telepsychiatry
  • Discuss how telepsychiatry's outcomes and cost compare to the traditional, in-person care model across different settings, demographics and clinical diagnoses
  • Discuss the benefits of implementing an on-demand, 24/7 year-round emergency telepsychiatry program
  • Discuss predictions on the future state of telepsychiatry
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Kristina Bedynerman, MD, FAPA

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
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