Telemedicine. I don't know the cost. However, a huge advantage of telemedicine is that it can bring health care to remote areas or to populations that are under-served.
Telepsychiatry. The bureau of justice statistics estimated that 705, 600 mentally ill adults were incarcerated in state prisons, 78, 800 in federal prisons and 479, 900 in local jails.The nation's psychiatric workforce will be short more than 22, 500 physicians by 2015, experts and officials predicted. It seems that americans are in the midst of a raging epidemic of mental illness. Telepsychiatry will reach out.