InnovaTel Telepsychiatry Announces Strategic Hires

InnovaTel Telepsychiatry, a leading provider of telepsychiatry services for adolescents and adults, today announced the appointment of Dr. Keelin Garvey as medical director, forensic psychiatry and Vaughn Bell as chief marketing officer.

“Here at InnovaTel, we are committed to transforming the delivery of behavioral health care to improve access to care in underserved communities, to deliver the highest quality mental health care and to meet the needs of patients,” said Jonathan Evans, co-founder and CEO. “Adding the experience and expertise of Dr. Garvey and Ms. Bell to our team will greatly enhance InnovaTel’s ability to achieve these objectives.”

Garvey brings 10 years of experience caring for patients in correctional facilities. After completing her medical residency at Brown University, Garvey completed a fellowship in forensic psychiatry at the University of California, Davis. She was most recently employed as statewide psychiatric medical director at the Massachusetts Partnership for Correctional Healthcare where she provided clinical care to inmates with serious mental illness.

Bell has spent more than 30 years in the behavioral health industry as a clinician and business executive. After receiving her master’s degree in Pastoral counseling, Bell practiced in an inpatient chemical dependency unit. More recently, Bell held leadership roles with Humana, Inc., Charter Behavioral Health Systems and Elements Behavioral Health. She has also provided leadership training to businesses and maintained a private consulting and executive coaching business.

Christopher D. McFadden, InnovaTel’s chairman of the board commented further, “As a leader in the rapidly growing field of telemedicine, every day InnovaTel is demonstrating the clinical effectiveness of telepsychiatry. The additions of Dr. Garvey and Ms. Bell will allow InnovaTel to enhance its capacity to combine technology and clinical expertise to improve patient care.”

About InnovaTel Telepsychiatry: Founded in 2014, InnovaTel Telepsychiatry improves the delivery of behavioral health care by employing a secure video communication platform to partner with local provider organizations in order to deliver best-in-class psychiatric care to children and adults. InnovaTel is relentless in its pursuit of raising mental health awareness and…

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