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Table 3 Telemedicine modalities and benefits

From: Trends in telemedicine use in addiction treatment

Payer Modalities Considered Modalities Selected Anticipated Benefits
Iowa 1) Web-based Computerized Treatment System (Recoveration) Web Portal (Recoveration) Rural access
Greater engagement
Maryland 1) Videoconferencing Videoconferencing (telesuboxone) Address opiate epidemic
2) Virtual Worlds   Greater access to physician prescribers
Massachusetts 1) Psychiatric videoconferencing (e-Psychiatry) Mobile Device (A-CHESS) Provision of Recovery Support
2) Virtual Worlds Web Screening (College Drinker’s Check-up) Tertiary prevention and harm reduction among college students
3) Smartphone Mobile Device (A-CHESS)
4) Web-based Computerized Treatment System (TES)
5) Web Screening (SBIRT and Drinker’s Check-up)
Oklahoma 1) Smartphone Mobile Devices (A-CHESS) Smartphone Mobile Device (A-CHESS) Greater engagement and extension of recovery support
2) Web Based Computerized Treatment System (TES) Expand videoconferencing for addiction services
3) Web Screen (SBIRT)
4) Virtual Worlds
5) Psychiatric Videoconferencing (e-Psychiatry)
San Mateo County 1) Videoconferencing (telepsychiatry, telesuboxone) Videoconferencing (telesuboxone) Greater access to physician prescribers
South Carolina 1) Videoconferencing (psychiatry) Videoconferencing (psychiatry) Addressing identified disparities in access to specialized SUD care
2) Smartphone Mobile Devices (A-CHESS) Smartphone
3) Web Based Computerized Treatment (Brief Intervention) Mobile Devices (A-CHESS)
4) Virtual Worlds   Improving collaboration between community partners
Provision of mobile recovery support