North Carolina shows exemplary initiative on telepsychiatry

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On Aug. 15, 2013, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services alongside state governor Pat McCrory announced a plan to invest $4 million in a new telepsychiatry initiative that would improve patient access to mental health professionals and potentially improve case management throughout the state.


Prioritizing Safety in Discharge Planning

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All too often, our psychiatric inpatient facilities function in a disconnected fashion from the community based system. However, psychiatric hospitalization is not a destination point, but a stop along the road to recovery and an integral part of the behavioral healthcare continuum. In this healthcare environment, new clinical coordinated care management practices are emerging, along   …Continue Reading