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These guidelines encompass the diverse applications for home telehealth technology and establish a set of universal principles guiding the development and deployment of home telehealth in the future.
Dr. Maheu offers a legal and ethical outline for practicing telepsychology with patients who are chronically ill or disabled.
Behavioral health conditions among children and adolescents today occur at an alarming rate, affecting their overall growth and development, and leading to higher mortality rates in adulthood. To change this trajectory, children’s healthcare must shift from treatment of chronic conditions to prevention and early identification of mental and physical illnesses.
Dr. Maheu offers an introduction to the APA's 7-hour Telepsychology Best Practices Workshop.
In July, Indiana scored a major win on the telemedicine legislative front. A new telemedicine state statute went into effect which expands the use of telemedicine together with certain prescribing rights (without an in-person office visit).
As of March 25, 2016, there have been 133 telehealth related bills introduced in 30 states across the nation. The most common legislation addresses reimbursement, telehealth professional standards, the need for in-person examinations, prescribing, and cross-state licensing.