Top provider of psychiatric telehealth services for adults and adolescents, innovaTel Telepsychiatry, has just published changes to its Strategic Advisory Board. These have been implemented in order to assist the Company bring about tele-psychiatry services to areas within the US, where communities are not able to fulfil the growing demand for behavioral health care. Currently, innovaTel boasts a countrywide network of licensed clinical social workers, psychiatric nurse practitioners, and psychiatrists.
The Continuing Difficulty of Receiving Mental Health Care
The latest CEO and past President of the National Council for Behavioral Health, Linda Rosenberg, who has just taken up the post of Co-Chair of the Strategic Advisory Board, noted: “People are far more open about mental illnesses and addictive disorders, stigma has decreased, but the problem of getting care remains. The demand for services has far outpaced the supply of available clinicians. Telepsychiatry has proven to be an effective solution, it meets demand and does so economically”. This is most certainly the case in healthcare in general, as the tech revolution is rapidly modifying each and every industry.
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Rosenberg expressed her delight and honor at heading innovaTel Telepsychiatry’s Strategic Advisory Board, together with Patrick J. Kennedy. She noted: “I knew Jon Evans, innovaTel’s CEO, when he ran a successful behavioral health center. When I learned he was leading a telepsychiatry company, I knew I wanted to be involved. Jon’s commitment is to services of the highest quality”. Rosenberg is very optimistic that working alongside Kennedy and Evans, will guarantee that mental health suffers who are in need of care, will profit from the huge benefits of superior telepsychiatry”.
innovaTel stated that it is delighted that Rosenberg has accepted the new post, and that Patrick J. Kennedy, former U.S. Representative (D-RI), will carry on his excellent work as Co-Chairman of the company’s Strategic Advisory Board. Kennedy remarked: “I joined innovaTel Telepsychiatry because of their commitment to transforming the delivery of care for those living with mental health and substance use disorders. With suicide and overdose rates skyrocketing nationwide, we must prioritize innovative psychiatric solutions that reach more people in more ways. Where a person lives should not impact their ability to receive treatment. innovaTel’s work is making a difference”. This is a very powerful message indeed, and the field of mental health desperate needs more high level, compassionate supporters like Kennedy.
Evans, who is innovaTel Telepsychiatry’s CEO and co-founder, remarked: “We are honored to continue our work with this distinguished group of leaders from the behavioral health community and welcome the opportunity to benefit from the Advisory Board’s thoughtful counsel as we expand our telepsychiatry practice”.
When commenting on the company’s drive to add national leaders on its advisory board; he stated that he is very much looking forward to working with Linda and Patrick, in order to expand innovaTel’s clinical reach.