The Virtual Couch: Rise of the Digital Therapist

Lloyd Price

When it comes to mental health, the digital world is often portrayed as the enemy. But, increasingly, psychologists and therapists are looking to the digital world to create or deliver programmes that might improve our mental health. The world is seeing the rise of the digital therapist, of mental wellbeing apps, artificial intelligence counsellors like the Woebot, and virtual reality avatar therapists.

Proteus : What's gone wrong at the Billion Dollar Digital Health and Smart Pill Startup?

Lloyd Price

Proteus Digital Health’s CEO once confidently proclaimed that in a couple of decades, “every medicine will have a chip in it.” At a time when many companies are trying to break into the airy realm of digital health, and getting funded, Proteus seemed to not only be making headway toward its CEO’s ambitious vision, but to have the bona fides to back it up. Late last year, Otsuka committed to help Proteus expand its menu of digital medicines to other areas of mental health.

150 top places to work in healthcare

Henry Kotula

Becker’s Healthcare is pleased to release the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare | 2018” list, which highlights hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies that promote diversity within the workforce, employee engagement and professional growth. This list is not an endorsement of any hospital, health system or company mentioned. Hospitals, Health Systems and Medical Groups. Adventist Health System (Altamonte Springs, Fla.). Health.