TQ TeleConnection- October 2018

Top 5 reasons online cognitive behavioral therapies are the future of mental health

While telehealth isn’t a new concept, it’s increasingly becoming a more popular option for delivering behavioral healthcare services.

In fact, 75 percent of healthcare executives believe telemedicine has the potential to transform the standard of care for behavioral health and psychiatry.

The advancement of this accessible technology could not have come at a better time. People with behavioral health problems face a growing number of daunting obstacles that prevent them from receiving the effective care they need – from finances to clinician shortages to the mere unwillingness to seek treatment due to stigma. With telehealth, primary care physicians – nearly half of which treat mental health conditions – now have another viable option: online cognitive behavioral therapy, or iCBT.

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Becker’s Health IT & CIO Report (10/22/18) 

Derek Richards