Telepsychiatry in Oregon
1DocWay is deploying telepsychiatry services to several of Oregon’s largest and most innovative health care delivery systems. With integrated telepsychiatry, patient wait times average less than five days and referral capture rate is over 80%. Integrated telepsychiatry is particularly useful for patients with co-existing psychiatric illness and other chronic conditions in that it improves outcomes while reducing total health care cost.
We also have a “total system” telepsychiatry strategy that can help hospital E/D’s significantly, particularly in light of the Washington Supreme Court ruling regarding psychiatric boarding in the emergency department.
When primary care and specialty care clinics implement telepsychiatry services, there is a substantial benefit to patients’ overall health status and significant fiscal ROI to medical groups and delivery systems. Telepsychiatry implementation is a Triple Aim bulls eye.