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Title Virtual mental health care for rural and underserved settings Donald M. Hilty, Matthew C. Mishkind, Tania S. Malik, Allison Crawford, editors
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2022

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Contents 1 Introduction to rural health, technology and COVID: a time of opportunity -- 2 Patient-centered care turns 30 : being informed by patient experience -- 3 Telehealth, the clinical therapeutic relp & communication (adults) -- 4 Special Populations: rural/remote, youth/older adults and military -- 5 Integrating e-behavioral health services to in-person and video care -- 6 Primary care and team-based behavioral health care -- 7 Self-care and well-being for providers, teams and systems -- 8 Types of telebehavioral health care provided/imported from a Distance -- 9 Integrated, stepped and collaborative care for chronic disease populations -- 10 Culturally competent, safe and equitable care for diverse populations -- 11 Outcomes, tools, quality improvement/ evaluation and an approach to data -- 12 Needs assessment, workflow change & administrative documentation -- 13 Privacy, safety, legal & regulatory tips, procedures and policies -- 14 Resources on Funding, Economic/Cost assessment & Reimbursement -- 15 Health systems perspectives on integration, planning and leadership
Summary This book focuses on the critical area of delivering mental health services in rural settings. It is designed as a practical guide to the technological provision of timely, effective, evidence-based care, helpful to the novice and the experienced practitioner alike. The benefits of this approach are: Improved access to and improved quality of care Technical support for providers and administrators A means of providing missing specialty care An ability to maximize scarce resources and significant flexibility for health service delivery. The book will cover how to adjust therapeutic skills to patients needs, models of care and the particular technology used. It shows how rudimentary design of workflow can assist in integrating care, and highlights the importance of allowing for cultural needs (both rural geography and ethnic/race). Administrative issues are also addressed (e.g., privacy, reimbursement). The chapters are short and designed for maximum practicality, including learning objectives, cases and summaries emphasizing what to do and how to do it
Notes Includes index
Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed November 3, 2022)
Subject Rural mental health services.
Rural health.
Telecommunication in medicine.
Rural Health
Rural health
Rural mental health services
Telecommunication in medicine
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Hilty, Donald M., 1964- editor
Mishkind, Matthew C. editor
Malik, Tania S. editor
Crawford, Allison, editor
ISBN 9783031119842
3031119843