Telepsychiatry Sub-Action Team

Goals & Objectives:



Reduce wait time for psychiatry appointments.

  • Objective 1:  Pilot telepsychiatry in the County to address the shortage of psychiatrists.

  • Objective 2:  Reduce wait time for the 3rd next psychiatry appointment.

  • Objective 3:  Achieve equal or better client experience ratings as those who have face to face psychiatric meetings.



1. Lake County Health Department Telepsychiatry Pilot Program


Meghan Powell-Filler

PADS Lake County

Susan Shimon, Co-chair


Sam Johnson-Maurello, Co-chair

Lake County Health Department

Patti Kimbel

Vista Medical Center West

Jeanne Ang

Advocate Health Care

Bruce Johnson



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