March 18, 2023 by
Lucy Gardner Carson
Dr. Rabinowitz provides mental health care by video. (Photo: AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)
(MARCH 18, 2023) Psychiatrist Terry Rabinowitz, M.D., D.D.S., professor of psychiatry and family medicine, who has been providing mental health care by video to a rural nursing home in upstate New York since 2002, was quoted in a USA Today article on mental health telemedicine. Online visits can have special challenges, including for patients who don’t hear or see well, he conceded. But those complications can be addressed, and many patients quickly adjust to video visits — even if it’s not their initial preference. “I think most people, if they had their druthers, would rather see me in person,” he said, “and if I had my druthers, I’d rather see them in person.”
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