Telemedicine Services New York, NY
At NYC Psychiatric Associates, we know how valuable your time is. That is why Dr. Todd Mekles and Dr. Gerard Sager offer telemedicine (video) sessions to accommodate your busy schedules.
What is Telepsychiatry?
Telemedicine, or telepsychiatry, is the process of providing health care at a distance using a HIPAA secure videoconferencing platform.
Video-based telepsychiatry provides a convenient way for patients’ access to mental health care. Some benefits include:
- – Improved access to mental health care (particularly for patients in rural areas)
- – Bring care to the patient’s location
- – Reduce the need for trips to the emergency room
- – Reduce delays in care
- – Improved care and follow-up
- – Reduce the need for time off work, childcare services, etc. to access appointments far away
- – Reduce potential transportation barriers, such as lack of transportation or the need for long drives
- – Reduce the barrier of stigma of mental health care
Who qualifies for telepsychiatry services?
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