Telepsychiatry is a branch of telemedicine defined by the electronic delivery of psychiatric services to patients. This typically includes providing psychiatric assessments, therapeutic services, and medication management via telecommunication technology, most commonly videoconferencing.
By leveraging the power of technology, telepsychiatry makes behavioral healthcare more accessible to patients, rather than patients having to overcome barriers, like time and cost of travel, to access the care they need. Forensic telepsychiatry is the use of a remote psychiatrist or nurse practitioner for psychiatry in a prison or correctional facility, including psychiatric assessment, medication consultation, suicide watch, pre-parole evaluations and more. Telepsychiatry can deliver significant cost savings to correctional facilities by eliminating the need for prisoners to be escorted to off-site appointments and psychiatric interventions.
The US is the largest telepsychiatry market at present; followed by the EU this is because they have the required technology in place already and also the required funding from the government or private sector. Given the right reimbursement environment, telepsychiatry has the potential to expand exponentially. Once the financial incentives are properly aligned to maximize population level health outcomes, telepsychiatry will undoubtedly flourish.
At present, the market is developing rapidly and the key players include InSight Telepsychiatry, American Telepsychiatrists, Iris Telehealth, JSA Health, Advanced Telemed Services, FasPsych, Genoa, Encounter T ...
Table of Contents
2019-2024 Global Telepsychiatry Market Report (Status and Outlook)
1 Scope of the Report
1.1 Market Introduction
1.2 Research Objectives
1.3 Years Considered
1.4 Market Research Methodology
1.5 Economic Indicators
1.6 Currency Considered
2 Executive Summary
2.1 World Market Overview
2.1.1 Global Telepsychiatry Market Size 2014-2024
2.1.2 Telepsychiatry Market Size CAGR by Region
2.2 Telepsychiatry Segment by Type
2.2.1 Routine Telepsychiatry
2.2.2 Forensic Telepsychiatry
2.2.3 Crisis Telepsychiatry
2.2.4 In-home Telepsychiatry
2.3 Telepsychiatry Market Size by Type
2.3.1 Global Telepsychiatry Market Size Market Share by Type (2014-2019)
2.3.2 Global Telepsychiatry Market Size Growth Rate by Type (2014-2019)
2.4 Telepsychiatry Segment by Application
2.4.3 Geriatric Populations
2.5 Telepsychiatry Market Size ...