Telepsychiatry, Hospitals, and the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Telepsychiatry, Hospitals, and the COVID-19 Pandemic. Psychiatr Serv. 2020 Sep 16;:appips202000216 Authors: Morris NP, Hirschtritt ME Abstract Calls for social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic have renewed attention on the utility of telepsychiatry. Although considerable evidence supports use of telepsychiatry in outpatient settings, telepsychiatry in hospitals is less studied and less developed. The COVID-19 pandemic may lead to rapid adoption of telepsychiatry by hospitals, and this column explores opportunities hospital-based telepsychiatry offers for staffing, patient and staff safety, social connection, and real-time responsiveness. Because hospital-based telepsychiatry brings unique challenges compared with outpatient telepsychiatry, this column also proposes a research agenda for studying and supporting adoption of these technologies in hospital settings. PMID: 32933415 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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