410 Pierce Street Suite 103
Houston, Texas 77002
Contact Information
Avrim Fishkind
Chief Executive Officer
Year Incorporated or Founded:
State Incorporated or Founded:
Company Type:
Language interpreter service, Medical specialty service provider to healthcare providers, Medical specialty service provider to non-healthcare systems
Corporate Structure:
Private for-profit
Description of Services:

The Access and Insight to Change Perspectives, Reveal Hope and Save Lives.
Our psychiatric professionals expedite assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and disposition of patients in settings where it might otherwise be difficult and time-consuming to get appropriate services.

Contracting with us can cost a fraction of hiring on-site staff. You pay for services only as you use them.

Easy to setup and maintain, modern, high-definition telemedicine technologies allows our staff to effectively diagnose and treat all sorts of patients in nearly any setting. This telemedicine technology is well understood and used in corporate settings all across the world.

All that is required is secure, high-speed internet access, and teleconferencing equipment that is HIPAA compliant, including equipment manufactured by Lifesize, Polycom, Cisco, and Sony. A JSA representative will link you with equipment resellers and technology support personnel that can install and maintain your telemedicine network.

Our Cornerstones For Unparalleled Telepsychiatry
+ Access to Psychiatrists 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
+ Prompt On Site Consultations using State of the Art Telemedicine Technology
+ Flexible Array of Services including Emergent, Urgent and Routine Evaluations
+ Board-certified psychiatric specialists and nurse practitioners

Mental health, Psychiatry
Ancillary Services:
Distance education
Currently providing services in:
California, Louisiana, Texas
Healthcare professionals have licenses in:
California, Louisiana, Texas
Target(s) for services:
Accountable Care Organizations; Community mental health clinics; Correctional facilities; Educational institutions; Employers; FQHCs; Rural hospitals; Urban/suburban Hospitals; Insurers; Nursing homes; Schools; Urgent care centers
Number of customers (hospitals, clinics) currently served:
Number full-time MD/DO telehealth professionals:
Number part-time MD/DO telehealth professionals:
Number full-time NP telehealth professionals:
After licensing and credentialing, average time to initiate services to new partner/customer:
Less than 1 month
Telemedicine systems used to connect to customers:
LifeSize Clearsea
Electronic health records (EHR) incorporated in services:
How EHR interfaces with the EHR of the referring/consulting site:
Information can be retrieved through a secure portal - can download as PDF for inclusion in client EMR.
Company uses an electronic health record system that is certified by ONC:
Edition ONC HIT Certification Program company's EHR is certified for:
2014 Edition
Wait time for consultation for emergency services:
10-15 minutes
Wait time for consultation for nonemergent services:
Within 24 hours
Integrate clinical practice guidelines into teleconsultations and practice:
How clinical practice guidelines are integrated:
Informs information collected in EMR and treatment planning.
Number of teleconsults performed 2012:
~ 50,000
Number of teleconsults performed 2013:
~ 70,000
Number of teleconsults performed 2014:
~ 95,000
Provides Billing Services:
Payers billed:
Medicare, Medicaid, Private payers (e.g., Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, UnitedHealthcare, Aetna), Tricare
Teleproviders are physically located in:
California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, New Jersey, South Carolina, Texas, Wisconsin
How teleproviders are recruited:
Word of mouth primarily. Advertising in journals and conferences.
Company Payment Model:
Fee for service
Complies with HIPAA and HITECH:
Minimum monthly consultation requirement:
no minimum
Minimum number of hospital beds:
no minimum
Minimum number of ICU or NICU beds:
no minimum
Last Updated: 05/11/2015
Joined the Directory: 02/23/2015

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