Telepsychiatry, as a branch of telemedicine, may be defined as the delivery of psychiatric treatment remotely, using live video-teleconferencing equipment (VTC). Telepsychiatry has been approved by the American Psychiatric Association and a growing body of research data clearly demonstrates that psychiatric treatment via telemedicine can be as effective as when delivered during traditional outpatient appointments.
Advances in technology and internet infrastructure have led to the release of free VTC software such as Skype (TM) and Facetime (TM), V.SEE (TM) allowing for a crisp and secure VTC communication with your doctor from the comfort of your own home, a clinical process known as "home-based telepsychiatry".
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KENNETH J MILLER, MD ,PLLC
Dr. Miller combines his expertise in multiple areas of Psychiatry: adult, youth, geriatric, neuropsychiatry, forensic, military, psychotherapy, coaching and medication management with the convenience of home-based telepsychiatry to offer a medical service which is private, convenient, green, and effective, meeting the standard of care for traditional outpatient appointments - but without the hassle of driving, parking, and waiting rooms.