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State Prisons Turn to Telemedicine to Improve Health and Save Money

UTMB’s prisoner health operation conducts 127,000 telemedicine visits a year with inmates in the 83 Texas correctional facilities it tends to. About three-quarters of the visits are for mental health ... read more

Prisons turn to telemedicine for treating inmates

Using telemedicine to reduce costs and improve treatment outcomes for ... the Wyoming department of Prison Health Services has been able to dramatically increase the range of clinical services, includ... read more

Many states turn to telemedicine for treating prisoners

Needless to say, he's a big fan of telemedicine. He's not the only one. Most states have turned to telemedicine to some extent for treating prisoners ... telemedicine speeds inmates' care, which in tu... read more

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Mental Health Treatment by Video Growing

DALLAS -- Psychiatrists, often in need and hard to find in rural areas, are increasingly turning to video to ... with state prison inmates _ about one-third of the program's 60,000 appointments each y... read more

Could Telehealth Help Preserve Our Peace of Mind?

mental health is high on the list of national medical concerns. Demand for behavioral health services, combined with increasing access to those services via telehealth, could dramatically improve trea... read more

Pa.’s telemedicine law is good for kid’s mental health — and school safety

I'm not one of the experts you would expect to be writing about how a Pennsylvania telemedicine law would help improve school safety. I'm not a physician, mental ... now turning their discussions to t... read more

Q2i Adds Telehealth Capabilities to Its Solutions, Improving Availability and Access to Recovery from Opioid Addiction

By adding telehealth capabilities to its products, Q2i enables providers to manage some areas of OUD treatment virtually, enabling them to reach more patients; in turn, this helps ... disorder or a co ... read more

Can We Balance Civil Liberties with Mental Health Treatment?

“The specifics of A.O.T. vary by state, but judges can order patients to undergo treatment while they live in the community instead of in prison ... to turn a debilitating disease into a manageable co... read more

DC Mayor Wants To Turn Prison Health Care Over To Notorious Company Tied To Inmate Deaths

A plan to privatize Washington, D.C.’s non-profit prison ... to turn over the DC jail’s medical, mental health, dental and pharmacy services to Corizon for the next three years — proposing to pay them ... read more

Two U.S. Supreme Court Prison Decisions Puts Heat on US Prisons & Inmate Health Care

The EMR system is used across the board by UTMB and Texas Tech which provide the medical care in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison system. The system is used in providing medical, dental ... read more

Mental Health Treatment by Video Growing

At the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, where telemedicine has been operating for years _ starting with state prison inmates _ about one-third of the program's 60,000 appointments each ... read more

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