Virtual Behavioral Health for Medical-Surgical and Intensive Care Units

Professional psychiatric coverage with same day and next day scheduled appointments for behavioral health consultations.

Forefront Telecare provides virtual behavioral health for medical-surgical and intensive care units with professional psychiatric coverage for behavioral health consultations. With Forefront’s virtual behavioral health platform, you can provide psychiatric consultations with same day and next day scheduled appointments. Forefront works within your EMR to document and deploy behavioral health services in close collaboration with your care teams. We expand behavioral health access to meet your care teams growing mental health needs with efficient, high-quality care delivery.

Key Benefits


Rapid Response virtual behavioral health for emergency departments
Rapid Response Times

Psychiatric consults with same/next day scheduled appointments for Med-Surg & Intensive Care Units.

higher behavioral health patient throughput in the emergency department
Higher Patient Throughput

Stabilize and manage medical patients with behavioral health conditions and prepare them for discharge to the next appropriate care setting.

Virtual access to behavioral health for emergency departments
Increase Access to Care

More timely access to behavioral health care leads to better health outcomes overall for patients.

Avoid clinical burnout in emergency departments with virtual behavioral health
Reduce Turnover & Burnout

Alleviate the burden and stress of psychiatric patient care from your on-site staff leveraging Forefront’s clinicians.

How It Works

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    Identify Patient Need

    Patient identified for need of behavioral health consultation by hospital medical team

  2. schedule behavioral health appointment icon

    Schedule BH Consultation

    Hospital staff schedules same day or next day behavioral health consultation with Forefront clinician using Forefront web portal. Forefront clinician receives booking notification, logs into Hospital EMR and reviews chart, then joins the telehealth session.

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    Comprehensive Evaluation

    Hospital RN brings telepsych cart to the patient. Forefront PMHNP conducts virtual behavioral health consultation with the patient, reviews diagnoses, and evaluates appropriateness of medication regiment.

  4. Clinical collaboration icon

    Clinical Collaboration

    Forefront PMHNP documents patient disposition in your EMR system including any medication recommendations. Forefront clinician codes and signs-off on case. By integrating our clinician into your EMR and workflows, Forefront operates as a true extension of your care team.

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    Follow-up or Discharge

    Forefront clinician will perform any follow-ups as needed and can write scripts directly into EMR if inpatient placement is required.

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