Telepsychiatry

COVID-19

COVID-19 Patient Notice

By Erin Recinos, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC / March 15, 2020 /

Bright Futures Psychiatry has been following the recommendations made by local, state and national agencies related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Due to the rising concerns, we have decided to take a proactive approach to our patient and staff safety. Until further notice, we will be holding ALL appointments via Telemedicine. If you have an…

Telepsychiatry Brings Appointments to You

By Erin Recinos, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC / August 7, 2018 /

What is telepsychiatry? Telepsychiatry (also called telepsych) is a subspecialty of telemedicine, which allows health care to be provided from a distance using technology such as videoconferencing1. Through telepsych, mental health appointments such as psychiatric evaluations, therapy sessions, education appointments, or medication management can be performed via videoconferencing. These appointments are live interactions between the…