Mental Health Outcomes Among Patients Living in US Counties Lacking Broadband Access and Psychiatrists
Presents a study on mental health access for people who live in counties without psychiatrists and broadband coverage. Discusses the expansion of telehealth services for mental healthcare and consultation. Aims to evaluate mental health access in mostly rural counties with a workforce shortage and a lack of broadband access.
Tarun Ramesh, Ryan K. McBain, Jonathan H. Cantor, et al.
JAMA Network Open, 6(9), e2333781
Access · Behavioral health workforce · Broadband · Health disparities · Health workforce supply and demand · Mental health · Statistics and data · Telehealth