reduces healthcare costs, waiting times, security risks for transfers
and external consultations, and mental health while commensurately
increasing the quality of psychiatric care. These services are needed
to determine competency for court, standardize mental health between
sites, and provide long distance oversight of social workers and
psychologists. These reasons make maximum economic use of existing
broadband telecommunication networks.
DIANA provides the necessary Telepsychiatry equipment
to include a camera, a monitor, the communications equipment and
software necessary for real-time interactive video conferencing
as well as store and forward sessions.
provides psychiatric consultation by board certified psychiatrists
on a scheduled basis to meet the clinical volume requirement identified
by the site(s). 24x7 Electronic results of each consultation are
forwarded to the patient site for inclusion in the medical record.
access to language interpretation service can also be integrated
into the telepsychiatry system.