About
Orbit Health

We provide the country’s premier telepsychiatry services - mental health care delivered remotely via technology. We partner with inpatient and outpatient facilities, including hospitals, clinics, youth homes, correctional facilities, addiction treatment centers, and more. We also have a forensic expert witness group that assists attorneys and courts in matters that involve mental health.

OUR MISSION

We’re on a mission to make high-quality mental health care available
for everyone – anytime, anywhere.

By serving the psychiatric needs of vulnerable populations in the community, we can contribute to the end of the cycle of mass
incarceration of the mentally ill. We pride ourselves on having clinical therapists who are trained and competent to deliver telehealth
services tailored to social and cultural needs of all our patients. Telehealth services allow us to be able to provide care to those in need
who may have otherwise not have been able to receive quality mental health services.

OUR VALUES

  1. Honesty, integrity, and accountability in all business dealings
  2. A commitment to high quality care and patient advocacy
  3. Efficiency, efficacy, and safety
  4. Delivering great value to our partner organizations
  5. Hiring and retaining excellent staff that have diverse cultural backgrounds and experiences
  6. A culture of teamwork and trust among our staff, our partners, and our patients
  7. An enjoyable and fulfilling work environment for our staff
  8. Ongoing quality improvement and a rigorous pursuit of excellence
  9. A belief that every problem has a solution that can be achieved through optimism, teamwork and determination

OUR EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN

Edward Kaftarian, M.D. is an internationally recognized expert and pioneer in Telepsychiatry and founder of the field of study coined Cyberpsychiatry. He currently serves on the Telepsychiatry Committee for the American Psychiatric Association and is a member of the Steering Committee for PsychCongress, the largest independent mental health educational conference in the United States.

He is the former Vice Chair of Mental Health for the American Telemedicine Association. He has published several articles and book chapters on virtual health, including as co-author of the seminal paper, Best Practices in Videoconferencing-Based Telemental Health.

Dr. Kaftarian completed his psychiatry training at the world renowned Johns Hopkins University. He is Board Certified in Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, and Addiction Medicine.

Edward Kaftarian, M.D.

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