Behavioral Health Business May 16, 2022
Chris Larson

The wide and swift adoption of telehealth in the behavioral health space quickly ran into potential issues.

Still, many of those issues loom large over the segment after two years of COVID-prompted growth, potentially limiting its impact in the future, according to Dr. Kari Law, telepsychiatry program director and clinical operations vice chair for the West Virginia University Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry. 

This requires strong advocacy for solutions from the federal government, Law and others said on a webinar panel hosted by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department.

“It can not be [understated] how valuable our voices and our patients’ voices are,” Law said. “You can’t put that cat back in the bag. For folks who live...

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