Tag: child and adolescent psychiatry

1. An analysis of emergency department (ED) visits across the United States showed a 28% overall increase in psychiatric ED visits per 1000 youth aged 6 to 24 years between 2011 and 2015. 2. Increases were most pronounced among adolescents, African American patients, and Hispanic patients. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Average) Study...
1. Patients were >3 times more likely to complete an initial screening visit with community mental health systems (CHMCs) when using a telehealth-based referral system compared to the traditional phone call process. 2. Parents reported higher satisfaction with the telehealth referral process and with overall care compared to the traditional system. Evidence Rating...