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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Improving Access to Care through the Power of Telemedicine

Improving Access to Care through the Power of Telemedicine

Tuesday July 28, 2020

2 pm ET/ 1pm CT/ 11 am PT


A SAMHSA sponsored webinar developed under contract by the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) and presented by Mental Health America (MHA) and the National Council for Behavioral Health will take place Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 2:00pm Eastern Time called Improving Access to Care through the Power of Telemedicine.

Telepsychiatry and access to medication can be a challenge for individuals and families who struggle with getting to a clinic or pharmacy. Genoa Healthcare’s pharmacy and telepsychiatry teams will discuss how integrated pharmacy and telepsychiatry services improves client outcomes, can augment programs to serve clinic needs, and improves access to care for people with mental health conditions. Our speakers will discuss:

  • how telepsychiatry can increase access to care;
  • how on-site pharmacy supports medication goals and fills gaps in care such as support for long acting injectables and immunizations;
  • how to implement curbside medication pickup and mail & delivery of medication;
  • how collaboration with pharmacist is a tool for early intervention support; and
  • how the model results in fewer admissions and emergency room visits for clients.



Samir Malik, Executive Vice President and General Manager for Genoa Telepsychiatry

Lilli R. Correll, Vice President of Payer Solutions Development for Genoa Healthcare


Instructions to join the webinar

When in the seminar room, the Adobe Connect Log-in screen appears, select "Enter as a Guest," enter the name and state of the participant in the "Name" field (Ex. Jane Doe-AK) and click on "Enter Room."  For attendees, this is a “listen only” webinar.  Should they need to dial in, the instructions are on the note pad in the seminar room. 

If you dial in, please ensure that your computer speakers are turned off so that there is no audio feedback.

Note: If you are only able to join the audio portion, then you will not be able to see the webinar presentation.

We highly recommend that you test your connection to Adobe Connect in advance of the webinar to ensure access. You may need to work with your state’s IT Department to resolve any firewall issues. To test your connection, please go to: You may be prompted to install ActiveX control, Adobe Flash Player, and Adobe Connect add-ins. If you encounter any difficulty testing your connection or logging into the webinar, please contact Technical Support by calling 1-800-459-5680.

If you have any questions please contact Kelle Masten via email at or at 703-682-5187.

***Closed-captioning is available for this webinar.