Telepsychiatry expanding from hospitals to doctors’ offices

From GoUpstate:

With the use of a Skype-like camera and television screen, a patient can get instant help from a psychiatrist hundreds or even thousands of miles away.

“It’s been a huge help for mental health patients in Spartanburg,” Boyd said. “It’s really helped the emergency physicians at a time when having on-site psychiatrists 24/7 is a thing of the past.”

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