Susan L. Siegfreid, MD.
Practicing psychiatrist, Northern Utah Psychiatric Consulting, LLC, North Ogden, UT.
Chris Aiken, MD.
Editor-in-Chief of TCPR; practicing psychiatrist, Winston-Salem, NC.
The authors have disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Outpatient billing codes recently changed, and we think for the better. Instead of getting paid to write lengthy notes, the new codes reward clinicians for turning their attention where it belongs: On the patient.
Peter Yellowlees, M.
Professor of psychiatry and Chief Wellness Officer at University of California-Davis Health. Past President of the American Telemedicine Association.
Dr. Yellowlees has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
“Don’t think of it as telepsychiatry, think of it as a home visit,” says Peter Yellowlees as he teaches us how to create more meaningful interactions through the digital screen. Dr. Yellowlees covers many of the dicey details of this medium: Involuntary hospitalization, interstate regulations, medical notes, billing, and how to set up the equipment on a budget are all inside.