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Letter to Congress Urging Action on Telehealth – 340 Orgs Rally for Change, including Encounter Telehealth
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Encounter Telehealth joined 340 organizations in signing a letter urging Congressional leaders to make telehealth flexibilities catalyzed by the COVID-19 pandemic permanent. This multi-stakeholder letter is represented by leaders in a wide range of healthcare industries from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Encounter Telehealth, along with a number of healthcare stakeholders, submitted a letter with comments on the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) implementation of a Special Registration provision for telehealth under the Ryan Haight Act.
Encounter Telehealth: Anti-Psychotic Drug Reduction in Skilled Nursing Facilities Through Telepsychiatry
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- An Encounter Telehealth analysis of 40 skilled nursing facility partners in Iowa revealed a 6.7% reduction in the use of anti-psychotics. This reduction occurred after an average of 14 months of partnering with Encounter on psychiatric care. The national average was less than a 4% reduction during the same period.