Gina Perez, MD is the Associate Chief of the very wide UPMC WPH Behavioral Network. This includes Telepsychiatry not only for UPMC sites but also for mental and behavioral health centers throughout Western PA including especially rural centers. (16 locations/11 counties). This Podcast focuses upon this rapidly growing treatment modality not only for individual treatment and evaluation but also for psychiatric in-patient units and over time emergency rooms. Care standards are being delineated.
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2. Telepsychiatry Services (Pamphlet) Available from Loren Roth MD- Room 604 UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15213.