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August 17, 2023 - by Synoptek
In today’s day, remote healthcare has become an incredibly large component of how people receive their medical services. Patients across the world want to receive as much care as they can remotely, in the comfort of their homes – without having to travel to a hospital physically. Although efforts are already underway toward improving how telehealth is delivered and consumed, one area that should be streamlined is behavioral health.
Read on to learn why well-designed, user-friendly interfaces, efficient clinical processes, secure and easily accessible platforms, and accurate documentation is critical.
Behavioral health issues are on the rise; it is estimated that most adults suffer from several behavioral health issues over the course of their lifetime: from anxiety and depression to eating disorders, post-traumatic stress disorders, substance use, and bipolar disorder. In America, one out of every five adults struggles with a mental health condition. However, a staggering 60% continue to encounter challenges when trying to obtain the essential care they require.
Behavioral health information technology is extremely disarrayed and disorganized. Here is what the current state looks like:
Health Information Technology in general has facilitated the delivery of safe, high-quality, and cost-effective care. However, its application in behavioral healthcare has been rather slow, limiting how patients seek care for mental health or other behavioral issues. Given the far-reaching impact of the pandemic on behavioral health, there is an urgent need to bring the healthcare organization’s strategy up to date. This includes:
Technology can play a critical role in improving behavioral health care and further enabling care coordination through increased collaboration, integration, and information sharing. With the right technology in place, healthcare organizations can not only ensure continuity in care services but also drive efforts toward building an interoperable, highly available, and highly secure healthcare system across the care lifecycle. The keys to a successful behavioral health IT experience include:
With behavioral health issues on the rise, healthcare organizations need to think of ways to adopt technology to deliver a digital-first, patient-centric healthcare experience. Given the stigma around behavioral health, there is a pressing need to leverage modern behavioral health technology systems and solutions and enhance the safety, effectiveness, and personalization of behavioral healthcare.
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