Shannon Medical Center, a locally owned health system based in rural West Texas, struggled to recruit staff psychiatrists for 24/7 coverage of its 22-bed inpatient unit.
Read the case study to learn how Shannon partnered with Amwell to provide around-the-clock acute behavioral health coverage to its patients, including how it utilized Amwell Psychiatric Care to:
- Give the system’s sole staff psychiatrist a better work-life balance
- Virtually treat a range of diagnoses, including depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia
- Provide psychiatric patients with faster access to high-quality behavioral healthcare