Evolution of TelePsychiatry: From Alternative Back Up Modality to Mainstream Necessity

Tuesday, February 15th, 2022 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT 

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed telepsychiatry from an alternative back-up model reserved for rural and underserved settings to a mainstream necessity used across the industry.

During this webinar, experts will discuss the evolution of telepsychiatry over the past six decades. They'll also share data outlining why telepsychiatry is a necessary tool of the present and an essential component of psychiatric care in the future.

Learning points:
  • The evolution of telepsychiatry
  • How telepsychiatry's outcomes and cost compare to the traditional, in-person care model across different settings, demographics and clinical diagnoses
  • The benefits of implementing an on-demand, 24/7 year-round emergent telepsychiatry program
  • Predictions on the future state of telepsychiatry


Kristina Bedynerman (2) - Nicole Novak

Kristina Bedynerman, MD, FAPA

Psychiatry Medical Director, TeleSpecialists