Tele-psychiatric aftercare (TAC) & Tele Extended Assessment (TEA) clinics: Video based Consultations
Telemedicine Centre, NIMHANS, Bengaluru has been offering TAC & TEA services to those patients who have their treatment records at NIMHANS from 2016 and 2019 respectively. Patients are enrolled for these service from both outpatient and inpatient departments. Patients are selected by the treating team depending upon the convenience of the treating psychiatrist, following which the due procedure of obtaining the consent and fixing an appointment would be done. On the appointment day, staff from Telemedicine Centre will contact the patient and arrange for live video consultation with the treating psychiatrist. Following successful consultation, scanned copy of prescription will be sent through email or WhatsApp and the next appointment date is provided at the end of consultation.