TeleHealth365, which connects healthcare workers with patients in their homes, announced strategic partnership with the TeleMental Health Institute (TMHI) to bring HIPAA-compliant video conferencing to all behavioral providers, including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, counselors and other healthcare providers.
"Telehealth365 offers quality videoconferencing services for free," said Dr. Marlene Maheu, the founder of TMHI and a pioneer in the field of telemental health. "All serious health care providers ought to look at this platform before setting up their virtual office."
More than half the counties in the United States do not have a practicing psychiatrist, psychologist or social worker.The TeleMental Health Institute is the world's first online telemental health training, consulting and staffing institute, devoted exclusively to addressing the emerging opportunities and challenges of telepsychology, online counseling and online therapy. It offers 24/7 internet access to online courses for continuing education (CEU) and continuing medical education (CME) credit.
Silicon Valley-based TeleHealth365 provides secure video conferencing for health providers around the globe; it is combining technology, business and philanthropy to "make a positive difference in the world."
According to the Department of Health and Human Services, more than half the counties in the United States do not have a practicing psychiatrist, psychologist or social worker.