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Hogan J, Boykin D, Schneck CD, Ecker AH, Fletcher TL, Lindsay JA, Shore JH. Clinical Lessons from Virtual House Calls in Mental Health: The Doctor Is in the House. The Psychiatric clinics of North America. 2019 Dec 1; 42(4):575-586.
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Abstract: Video-to-home (VTH) is a patient-centered approach to delivering mental health care that has increased the reach of care to patients who face considerable logistical and sociocultural barriers. Despite high rates of patient satisfaction and acceptance of VTH, scholarly resources for expanding providers'' comfort and competence using VTH are limited to emergency preparedness or remotely managing higher risk patients. This article highlights other potential benefits, adaptations, and considerations for providers interested in expanding their use of VTH to engage patients who are difficult to reach or who have complex presentations.

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