Implementation of video telehealth to improve access to evidence-based psychotherapy for posttraumatic stress disorder.

@article{Lindsay2015ImplementationOV,
  title={Implementation of video telehealth to improve access to evidence-based psychotherapy for posttraumatic stress disorder.},
  author={Jan A Lindsay and Michael R. Kauth and Sonora Hudson and Lindsey Ann Martin and David J. Ramsey and Lawrence Daily and John Rader},
  journal={Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association},
  year={2015},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={467-72}
}
BACKGROUND Increasing access to psychotherapy for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a primary focus of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare system. Delivery of treatment via video telehealth can expand availability of treatment and be equally effective as in-person treatment. Despite VA efforts, barriers to establishing telehealth services remain, including both provider acceptance and organizational obstacles. Thus, development of specific strategies is needed to implement… CONTINUE READING
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